Everything You Need To Know About Engineered Hardwood

In the world of flooring options, there is some confusion between laminate, hardwoods, and engineered wood flooring. Floor Coverings International Calgary is here to clear the air.   Hardwoods are 100% solid wooden planks that have been harvested from trees. Laminate flooring is made of several layers of synthetic materials. It's then topped with a photographic layer that mimics the appearance wood,…

How to Maintain Flooring for Good Indoor Air Quality

Being that the average person spends roughly 90 percent of their time indoors, creating a safe, comfortable environment is of importance. One of the leading factors that contributes to such an environment is none other than a home or office's indoor air quality, or IAQ. However, it should be noted that many homes and offices…

The Most Stylish Eco-Friendly Flooring Choices

For many homeowners, a house is more than just four walls and a roof over one’s head. It’s an extension of their personalities, a place that reflects their values and beliefs. There was a time when eco-friendly and carbon-conscious evoked Woodstock-like images of homesteaders living off the grid, their simple, log-cabin homes and rusticated lives…

How To Keep Your Hardwood Looking Fresh

Hardwood is the most popular flooring choice for Calgary homes thanks to its beauty and durability. However, hardwood is also a significant investment that you need to protect. Floor Coverings International Calgary is here to help you prolong the lifespan of your hardwood with these three simple tricks.   1. Always: Sweep and vacuum regularly.  Dust and dirt…

Best Carpet Choices for Calgary Homes

In cold Calgary months, we want to make sure our homes are as warm as possible without having to turn up the heater all day. One of the best way to insulate your home to save money on your energy bill is to install quality carpets. While hardwood and tile look nice, they are cold…

Interview with Design Consultancy Trend Office

Floor Coverings International Calgary is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series, an interview with Temenouzhka Zaharieva of TrendOffice. Temenouzhka runs a successful design consultancy and website.  You can follow Temenouzhka on Facebook. Please tell us a little about yourself. I discovered Interior Design the year after graduating with Masters in Informatics…

Top Picks for Natural Fiber Carpeting

Natural fiber carpeting has sparked the imagination of homeowners across Calgary! Coming in a wide array of textures, colors, and materials, natural fiber carpets are sustainable and biodegradable — making them a favorite for anyone wanting to combine beautiful carpet flooring with green living. Below are some top picks from our experts at Floor Coverings International Calgary! Sisal…

Answers To All Your Carpet Installation Questions

Today on the blog we're talking with our Floor Coverings International Calgary flooring experts all about carpet installation. What makes a carpet installation team successful in Calgary? The Floor Coverings International team understands about organization when it comes to installing your new carpet. The timing on the delivery of the product to your home and the installers arriving…