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Interview with The Mod Mommy

Floor Coverings International Monmouth County is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Courtney Buteau blogs about DIY, craft activities, food ideas, and more at her popular blog The Mod Mommy. You can follow Courtney on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, and YouTube. Please tell us a little about yourself. I live…
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3 Hardwood Alternatives for Bathrooms

Hardwood floors are durable, versatile, and add timeless warmth to any home. That’s why they are so popular with Monmouth County homeowners. Hardwood and moisture don’t mix, however, which means you rarely find hardwood in bathrooms. At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, many of our customers yearn for the look and feel of hardwood with added water resistance. Here…
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Flooring Options for Pet Owners

One of the most common questions we get at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County is, “which flooring options are the best for pets?” It’s entirely possible to have beautiful floors without relegating Rex to the doghouse. Here are some of our favorite flooring options for Monmouth County pet owners. Laminate When it comes to pets, laminate is a safe bet.…
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Choosing a Hardwood Floor

There are many species of hardwood used in the manufacture and production of flooring today. Which one should you choose for your new Colts Neck, NJ, area home or your next remodeling project? The answer depends on your personal taste and how much traffic the floors are expected to handle. You'll also want to consider what appeals to you…

Basement Flooring Options

At Floor Coverings International, serving Monmouth and Ocean Counties including Marlboro, Middletown, and Manalapan, New Jersey, we love helping our customers create the home of their dreams starting with their flooring. If you are finally tackling your basement flooring project or are just looking for some information on flooring for basements, this is the blog…
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Easy Tips for Stopping Furniture Floor Scratches

It can happen to anyone; an unsightly scratch suddenly mars that beautiful new floor! Whether you’re getting ready for moving day or just want to protect against daily furniture dangers, these tips from Floor Coverings International in Monmouth will keep your hardwood and laminate floors looking new for years to come. Use a rug. Area…

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

A question often asked by customers is, “Which should I choose? Solid or engineered hardwood flooring?” At Floor Coverings International of Monmouth County, we can advise you to find the answer you seek. Our flooring experts will gladly assist you in finding the perfect choice for your home! Solid hardwood flooring is made of solid…

Tips for Caring for Your Hardwoods

Hardwood floors are a classic, timeless flooring choice. Hardwoods never go out of style and come in a wide variety of colors and styles that fit any home décor style. In order to get the most from your hardwoods, it’s important that you care for them properly. Read on for some of our best tips…

Best Flooring for the Kitchen

We at Floor Coverings International know that families spend a lot of time in the kitchen. That’s why it’s important that your kitchen floors meet the demands of your busy lifestyle. Hardwood and tile are two of our favorite flooring choices for the kitchen. Read on to learn why!   Hardwood   Hardwood is a…

Protecting Your Floors from Winter Weather

As the temperatures continue to drop here in Monmouth County, we know that winter weather is on its way. Snowy days can be fun but snow, ice, mud and salt can all cause damage to your home’s floors. To help you out, we’ve put together some tips on protecting your floors from the elements this…