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…

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…

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…

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…

Choosing a Tile That Fits Your Style

How you decorate and design your home says a lot about your style. Interior design is a great way to express your creativity. One great outlet for this creativity is your flooring. Tile is a very popular material here in St. Petersburg because of its sleek style, versatility, and the fact that it can be…

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…

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

5 Reasons to Love Wood Grain Tile

Wood grain, or wood look, tile is hugely in demand here in St. Petersburg and across the nation as a whole. For those who haven’t yet heard of the trend, wood grain tile is, exactly as its name implies, a form of tile flooring that mimics the appearance of natural hardwood. In fact, some wood…

Interview with Blogger Margaret Smith-Logan from DKOR Interiors

At Floor Coverings International of St. Petersburg, we love introducing you to creative and innovative bloggers who are passionate about interior design, decor, and DIY home projects. Today we have an interview with Margaret Smith-Logan, an interior designer at DKOR Interiors in Miami!  Please tell us a little about yourself. Hi! My name is Margaret…

How To: Protect Your Floors This Holiday Season

  The holiday season ushers in joy, cheer, and for many of us, far more houseguests than usual. As you’re preparing your home to welcome your guests this holiday season, remember that it’s also important to take a few precautions to protect your flooring from the impact of the season’s hustle and bustle. Our experts…