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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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Benefits of Prefinished Hardwood Flooring

There are many benefits associated with adding hardwood floors to your St. Petersburg FL home. Wood floors can increase the value of your home, help a home on the market sell faster and increase the natural beauty and look of your home. If you are looking to purchase wood floors, one of the first decisions you will…
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Choosing a Finish for Your Hardwood Floors

If you are a St. Petersburg homeowner looking to preserve your hardwood flooring, then you may want to consider the various types of finishes available to you. Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg has selected three of the most popular hardwood finishes for you to compare. Water-Based Polyurethane Water-based polyurethane is a durable, water-resistant finish that goes on clear and…
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Find Your Vinyl: Laminate vs. LVT

Here at Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg, we help families in the greater St. Petersburg area find their dream flooring. Hardwood is the most popular flooring option in the United States, but our humidity often makes it less than practical. For many St. Petersburg homeowners, a hardwood alternative is the right choice, and in the world of hardwood alternatives,…
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The Authentic Beauty of Reclaimed Hardwood

What does it mean to be “authentic”? Here’s one answer: the word “authentic” comes from the Greek authentikos, meaning “original.” Maybe it’s that sense of originality – a link to something old and long gone – that makes reclaimed wood so fascinating. Part of a design trend that has dominated coffee shops and hip downtown…

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Hardwood

Hardwood is the most popular flooring material that we sell at Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg. Our customers that live in the greater St. Petersburg FL area value its strength as much as its beauty. New hardwood is a significant investment, but if you follow these simple maintenance tips, your hardwood will continue to provide gorgeous warmth for generations. 1. Sweep…
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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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Protecting Your Hardwood: 4 Tips for Pet Owners

Many St. Petersburg families are hesitant to invest in new hardwood floors because they believe hardwood isn’t compatible with pets. But what if we told you that you could have the floors of your dreams without sending Fido to the doghouse? At Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg, we help St. Petersburg homeowners find the floors of their dreams, and many…
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Beach House Flooring: Beautiful Floors for Coastal Regions

Beach houses have become the ultimate getaways for people across the country. Whether they’re snowbirds looking for a place to retire by the sandy shores of St. Petersburg or working professionals in need of a stress-free vacation, coastal regions attract visitors year-round. Beach houses can make the perfect vacation home or permanent residence. When you…

Why We Love Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring has been an enduring favorite among St. Petersburg homeowners for many years. People seek it out for its traditional beauty and long-lasting quality. Hardwood flooring brings undeniable warmth and beauty to a home, increases the home’s resale value, and enhances the home enjoyment for those who live there. A Great Value for the…