Your Guide to Unique Tile Backsplash

Looking for a way to bring vibrancy and personality into your home design? Kitchen and bathroom backsplashes are the perfect accents and can add value to your home. Get started here with a few trendy ideas of how to design your space and contact the expert team at Floor Coverings International North Chicago to learn more or view samples!…

Flooring for Kids Bedrooms

At Floor Coverings International North Chicago, we love to explore every aspect of flooring, paying special attention to every homeowner’s needs. So today, we’d like to answer one important question: what is the right flooring for children’s bedrooms? Chicago is home to many families, and with safety in mind, some may consider this the most important flooring material to…

Infographic: 3 Carpet Tile Patterns

Carpet tile is a fun and comfy way to customize your space. Whether commercial or residential, this type of flooring provides an easy-to-clean, durable surface on which to walk. Because it is laid down like tile, this carpet flooring can be arranged and designed in a multitude of ways to uniquely fit your décor. Floor Coverings International North Chicago

Infographic: 3 Trendy Designs for Your Bedroom

The experts at Floor Coverings International North Chicago are here to give advice on some of the most popular interior designs for bedrooms. From hot colors to trendy decor, we can help you craft the perfect space to showcase your personality. Take a look at our favorite designs and call us to schedule your free consultation and estimate today!…

An Introduction to Tile Patterns

Tile provides a lot of benefits for homeowners in the Chicago, Lake View, Ravenswood & Lincoln Square areas. It is durable, water-resistant, and can be a lower-cost flooring option. Whether your next tile project is for floors, counters, backsplashes, or walls, it’s important to consider the various tile patterns available. While the list of patterns is practically endless, we’ll cover four…

How to Vacuum Your Carpet Like a Pro

With proper maintenance good carpets generally last 10-15 years. Recommended carpet maintenance includes weekly vacuuming. However, most homeowners don’t vacuum this often. Floor Coverings International North Chicago is here to help. With our tips you can vacuum faster and more effectively. Vacuum Your Way Out Whenever you start vacuuming a room start in the corner farthest from the entrance…

A Guide to the Janka Hardness Scale

With the Janka hardness scale, you can easily compare the hardness of different woods, helping you to choose the best hardwood flooring for your North Chicago home. Let's take a quick look at the Janka hardness scale, including how it works and what you need to know about it. Purpose of the Janka Hardness Scale…

A Guide to Hardwood Maintenance in North Chicago

When it comes to hardwood, maintenance is key—especially here in Chicago. For many homeowners, having hardwood installed is one of the biggest investments they’ll ever make in their homes. Below, the experts at Floor Coverings International North Chicago have outlined the steps to keeping your hardwood looking like new for generations. Immediate Priorities Unfortunately, spills and accidents on hardwood…

Infographic: Best Flooring For Pet Owners

While we love having our four-legged friends around, they can often wreak havoc on our floors. If you are looking for a pet-proof flooring material, consult your experts at Floor Coverings International North Chicago.   Photo Credits: © Optimarc, © Kingsman Asset, © Server 180, © Vladislav Lyutov, © Kulikov Aleksandr

The Best Flooring Choices for Your Bathroom

Having the right flooring in your bathroom is critical, especially here in Chicago. As a busy area of the home easily prone to water damage and mildew, bathrooms need to have strong and resilient flooring. Here are some of our favorites that will remain durable no matter what. Travertine Travertine is a sedimentary limestone rock…