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A Guide to Staining Your Hardwood

Staining hardwood flooring is the process of applying pigment to the planks for a desired color. While it is not a necessary step, staining is a technique commonly used to customize hardwood floors for a certain ambience, or to match the existing decor of a home. Floor Coverings International Monmouth County has a few tips on hardwood staining to…
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Decor for Dark Hardwood Flooring

A stylish, eye-catching choice, dark hardwood can make a strong statement in your Monmouth County Home. Floor Coverings International Monmouth County has compiled our favorite tips for enhancing the look of dramatic, dark hardwood flooring. Black Hardwood Hardwood that’s almost black has a sleek, modern feel. Elevate it with modern furniture in shades of white and gray. Decor made…
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Infographic: 3 Domestic Hardwoods Everyone Should Know

A New Infographic for Monmouth County Homeowners! The hardwood flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County are back with another helpful infographic! This time we're taking a look at the difference between "domestic" and "exotic" hardwoods, highlighting 3 of the best domestic hardwood options for Monmouth County homeowners. Let's dive in! Transform Your Home If you have questions…
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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…