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…

Infographic: Common Fiber Types in Monmouth County

Carpet is a classic and cozy flooring choice for homes in Monmouth, Freehold, and beyond. Floor Coverings International Monmouth County is here to help you narrow down the styles and find the carpet perfect for you. Let's take a look at some of our favorite synthetic and natural carpet fibers.     Photo Credit: © pbombaert

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…

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Carpeting

At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we help families living in the greater Monmouth and Ocean County area find their dream flooring. Carpeting is one of the most popular flooring options in Monmouth County because of its warmth underfoot. Many of our customers ask us for tips to maintain their new, custom carpeting. Here are 5 ways to make sure your carpets…

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…

How to Choose a Carpet Type

At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, homeowners in the great Monmouth and Ocean County area trust us with their carpeting needs. With the thousands of carpet options available, we understand that it can be daunting to pick just one. Here is a quick overview of the different types of carpeting and how to choose the right one for your home: Pile Type Almost…

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…

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.…

Fresh, Inviting, Soulful: Interview with Benita Cooper Design

At Floor Coverings International Monmouth County, we love to inspire and inform.  That’s why we introduced our Designer Influencer Interview Series, to give you a peek at the latest trends in design work. A couple weeks ago, we sat down with PA and NJ Architect Benita Cooper to discuss her passion for nonprofit work. You can read Part 1…