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…

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…

TREND ALERT: Fun Subway Tile Lay Styles (Infographic)

You may be familiar with the popularity of subway tiles in design right now, but do you know all the different styles they can create? We here at Floor Coverings International Monmouth County have got you covered! Sign up here for your free in-home consultation. You Might Also Like: All About Subway Tiles Introducing Travertine: The Tile You Need…

This Type of Carpet Is the Ultimate Low-Maintenance Option

Most people love carpet flooring because it offers unmatched comfort. But when it comes to making a final decision about the floors in your home, you might have some misgivings about the upkeep required for wall-to-wall carpet. Perhaps you’ve heard that carpet requires constant deep cleaning, or that once you spill a glass of wine…

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…

This Amazing Material is a Game Changer for Homeowners

It may not be as flashy as the newest smartphone or driverless electric vehicle, but laminate flooring is a true game changer for the flooring industry and for homeowners in Colts Neck, Freehold, Holmdel, and surrounding areas in Monmouth County. Read on for a quick rundown of how laminate is constructed, where it comes from,…

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…

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

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…

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…