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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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How to Create the Perfect Laundry Room

To start, why invest in a laundry room? In many homes a washer and dryer are placed in a closet, in a kitchen, or along a basement wall. So understandably, is dedicating an entire room in your Monmouth County home to cleaning clothes really necessary? Here at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County we feel that a laundry room is…
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The Low Down on Wood Look Tile

Wood look, or wood grain, tile is all the rage in the greater Monmouth and Ocean County areas and across the United States as a whole. Wood look tile combines the best of two worlds; homeowners who choose this option will enjoy all the beauty of vast expanses of hardwood flooring with the durability and…

Introducing Travertine: The Tile You Need to Meet

There are few tiles on the market that can match travertine’s beauty. This gorgeous limestone-crafted flooring’s use dates back to the Roman Empire, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have a place in your modern New Jersey home. This month, your Floor Coverings International of Monmouth County team is shining the spotlight on travertine—the show-stopping…

Unique Flooring Options

While hardwood, carpet and tile are popular flooring choices (and for good reason!), many homeowners are looking to more unique flooring options to give their home a one-of-a-kind look. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite non-traditional floors.   Concrete We bet you’ve never thought of putting concrete in your kitchen! A…

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…

Going for Baroque

Many draw inspiration from the baroque time period because of its drama, attention to details, and elegance. While not for the faint of heart, it is a great style to draw from if you are looking to really wow your guests. At Floor Coverings International of Monmouth, we’re here to help you do this by…

Elements of Rustic Design

Although it seems that style today is constantly pushing forwards to more futuristic, streamlined, and minimal designs, there is in fact a popular drive in the opposite direction as well. The rustic design movement strives to reclaim a more natural, down-to-earth design sensibility. Are you thinking about incorporating a more rustic feel to your home?…

History of Tile Flooring

Tile flooring is a popular choice in many homes today. It may seem like a relatively modern invention, but did you know that this type of floor dates back thousands of years? Today, we’ll take a look at some of the ancient roots of tile flooring. Egypt As evidenced by the iconic pyramids, Egyptians were…