The Many Advantages of Teak Flooring in Chicago

  Teak flooring can be pricey but provides top value for your money. Following is a helpful overview of what this wood has to offer so you can see if it's a good option for your Chicago, Lake View, Ravenswood & Lincoln Square home. Durability Teak can hold up to literally any type of wear and tear, which is why it…

Three Stunning Laminate Trends for Your Home

These days, laminate floors offer the real look of pricier hardwoods for a fraction of the price. Homeowners in the North Chicago area love the practical benefits of laminate, which include stain resistance, mold prevention, and water repellence. If you’re considering laminate floors for your home, Floor Coverings International North Chicago has the perfect match for you. To get your…

Carpet Alternatives For a Safe and Soft Chicago Home

Soft floors add comfort and safety to family homes, but what if carpet isn’t an option for you and your loved ones? At Floor Coverings International North Chicago we offer several soft flooring alternatives. Unlike carpet, these soft and stylish flooring options will not exacerbate your family’s allergies or add extra vacuuming to your list of chores. Read on…

Chicago Carpet Flooring Trends for 2017

Trends not only come and go in the fashion world, but also in the flooring industry. Which flooring types are best and why? And which flooring colors are the hottest? These are just a couple questions people ask when they are looking for the latest styles from which to choose. Some designers would argue that…

Interview with Blogger “Giveaways 4 Mom”

Floor Coverings International North Chicago is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Victoria Heckstall is the creator of popular website Giveaways 4 Mom, a lifestyle blog for parents. You can follow Victoria on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a 26-year-old content…

Getting Your Chicago Carpets Ready for Spring

Spring has nearly sprung, and certainly the annual spring-cleaning chore will be upon homeowners in the Chicago, Lake View, Ravenswood & Lincoln Square areas. After all, many of us have been cooped up all winter, tracking the likes of snow, salt, grime and dirt into the house upon entry. In that sense, it's always a good idea to add your home's…

Wool Carpet: The Soft Touch of Luxury

Wool is often lauded as the crème de la crème of carpet flooring for good reason. Its winning combination of soft textures, beautiful colors, and durability makes it a favorite among Chicago owners wanting to add comfort and luxury to their homes. Keep reading to learn more about this lovely flooring option from Floor Coverings International North Chicago. The…

5 Ways to Prep Your Floors for Winter Weather

Whether it is a commercial facility or a residential household, winter weather challenges all types of flooring in various ways. That’s largely because there’s a greater likelihood of tracking in snow, water and grime. This can create slick conditions, do damage to carpet piles, and potentially warp or alter wood floors. The good news for…

Interview with Cool Mom Jamie

At Floor Coverings International North Chicago, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of web’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features popular blogger Cool Mom Jamie. You can follow Jamie on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a stay-at-home mom to my daughter Mickey, in addition…