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Best Flooring For Your Living Room

What makes for the best flooring for a living room? Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg has seen many different types of flooring work in living rooms. To a certain extent, it's personal taste -- but living rooms are also unique in a few ways. Not only are they a high traffic area, but they also need to be comfortable…
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Pick Your Pile: Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpeting

The world of carpeting can be overwhelming. With the thousands of options available today, many St. Petersburg homeowners find it hard to choose just one carpet. Luckily, the local flooring experts at Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg are here to answer any questions you may have about the products or process. One of the most common questions we receive…
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Have Your Home Gym Fitted with the Perfect Floors

St. Petersburg families love to stay active in the fresh sea air, but when things get a little too tropical, many of us retreat to home gyms. If you're looking to make a healthy upgrade to your home, the crew at Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg can help you find the perfect floors for your home gym or exercise…
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Gorgeous Waterfront Home Redesign

About two years ago, the owners of this beautiful St Petersburg, Florida waterfront home called Lee Rohner and Chris Boyll, owners of Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg, for a consultation about replacing the laminate flooring in their home with natural hardwood flooring. This large waterfront home has beautiful views, a fantastic landscape, and outdoor amenities including a stunning infinity…
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A Short History of Carpeting

Carpeting is everywhere: at the airport, around the office, and in many St. Petersburg homes. Carpet is so ubiquitous that it’s easy to forget there was once a time when carpeting was a rarity. Here is a quick look at the history of carpeting. 2000 BC The first carpet originated around two thousand BC in…

Carpet Flooring: Pros & Cons Infographic

Carpet can add warmth and comfort to a home, but is also higher maintenance than other types of flooring. If you're considering carpet but aren't sure if it's the best flooring option for you, this infographic from the experts at Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg will help you decide.   Featured Photo credit: racorn
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Best Flooring for Commercial Spaces

Just as with residential homes, there are a plethora of choices when it comes to commercial spaces. Luckily, Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg is here to help you through the process from choosing the most appropriate flooring option all the way through the clean up after installation. We are here to help you and…

Then and Now: The Past 50 Years of Flooring

While many things have changed with flooring over the last 50 years, much has stayed the same! New materials and better technology means flooring today is more durable and versatile than ever, but many styles are still reminiscent of past years. Join us on our journey through the flooring trends of the past 50 years! The…

The Best Flooring Choices for Your Living Room

Carpet Carpet is one of the most popular flooring choices for living rooms. It is soft and plush, which makes it warm underfoot and comfortable to sit on. Carpet is an affordable flooring choice and comes in a wide variety of colors and styles. Depending on your needs, there are a few different popular carpet…

Keeping Your Carpets Clean

We all love the soft cushioned feel of carpet beneath our feet. It’s one of the most popular flooring choices out there today, for good reason! To help you keep your carpet looking like new, we’ve put together some of our best carpet cleaning tips below!   Vacuum Vacuuming your carpet regularly is key to…