Problems With Discount Flooring

Before You Consider Discount Flooring, READ THIS! In the age of extreme couponing and coupon codes, sometimes we get so wrapped up in the discount we neglect to consider the consequences of settling for less. When it comes to a major purchase like flooring material and installation, leaving your future in the hands of people…

Determining Carpet Prices

3 Factors That Affect Carpet Prices Though it’s in just about every single home across the United States, we rarely give carpet a second thought except when it comes time to replace it. We see advertisements all the time for “rock bottom carpet prices!” or “free carpet when U pay installation!” or “buy one room…

Bamboo Flooring: Pros and Cons

Should You Bamboo? The pros and cons of one flooring’s hottest materials, bamboo! Though hardwood floors are a popular choice for almost every room in the house, choosing the right one can be a bit of a process. With so many available species and finishes to suit your space, it can be hard to decide…

Floor Remodeling in Tempe Arizona

A Real Life Remodel in Tempe, Arizona Why a new floor can mean so much more to your overall space. There’s an old piece of wisdom that says it’s worth spending money on things that come between you and the ground – and with good reason. Shoes, mattresses, car tires, and most certainly, flooring for your…

Interview with Creative Home Expressions

At Floor Coverings International, we love bringing you insight and perspectives from designers. Today, we have an interview with Kathy Passarette, designer and blogger at Creative Home Expressions. Floor Coverings International: Can you tell me a little about yourself? Kathy Passarette: I am married for 29 1/2 years, a Mom to two adult children, and…

How Humidity Affects your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are an investment, there’s no doubt about it. When you choose to install hardwood floors with Floor Coverings International of Scottsdale, AZ, you are adding resale value to your home. Hardwood floors are beautiful, timeless, long lasting, and durable, but they are not impervious. One of hardwood flooring’s greatest enemies is something staggeringly…

Interview with Southern Hospitality

Here at Floor Coverings International, we love bringing you insight and perspectives from designers. Today, we have an interview with Rhoda Vickers, a decorator and host of the Southern Hospitality blog. Floor Coverings International: Hello Rhoda, and thank you for the opportunity to write about you and your work. Could you share a little bit…

The Ultimate Carpet Terminology Guide

Everyone here at Floor Coverings International of Scottsdale loves it when our customers get just as excited about flooring as we are, and we believe informed consumers are the heart of a healthy marketplace. Because of this we’ve put together the ultimate guide to carpeting terminology, in order to help you learn what you need to…

The Pros and Cons of Wool Carpeting

Here at Floor Coverings International of Scottsdale, AZ, we realize that there is a wide array of flooring options available to you. Maybe you finally decided that you want carpet rather than hardwood, but then what type of carpet? There’s natural, there’s synthetic, is carpet pile important? What’s sisal? Fear not! Floor Coverings International has…