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4 Hardwood Flooring Myths

Hardwood is one of the most popular flooring options in the United States. This should come as no surprise to folks who know about its amazing benefits. Despite being a strong, gorgeous, and sustainable flooring option, there are many myths surrounding hardwood flooring. Here at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we are here to set the record straight. Here…
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Infographic: Eco-Friendly Flooring Alternatives

Be kind to the environment and make your home a safer space for you and your family. If you are starting a new flooring project, consider one of these popular eco-friendly styles. Photo Credits: © Kingsman Asset, © Ongchira Wongsiri
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3 Hardwoods with High Janka Scores

For many Monmouth County homeowners, durability is the most important attribute to consider when choosing new hardwood. At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we help our customers in the greater Monmouth and Ocean County area find tough, dependable hardwood that will last for generations. A good way to gauge the strength of a hardwood is by its Janka hardness score. This number…
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Goodbye, Sniffles: Allergy-Friendly Flooring Options

At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we believe that every customer’s needs are different. For some, price is the biggest factor. For others, it may be aesthetics or sustainability. For many Monmouth County homeowners, floors that are hypoallergenic and resistant to allergens are the preferred option. Some flooring types are better for allergy sufferers than others. Here are some…
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Spring Clean Your Hardwood

May is a time for change. We see more of the sun and flowers begin to bloom. For many Monmouth County homeowners, May means that it’s time to clean and reorganize. At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we share our knowledge of all things hardwood flooring with our customers in the greater Monmouth and Ocean County areas. Here is some advice to…
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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…