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Prefinished vs. Unfinished Hardwood Flooring

When choosing hardwood flooring for your Painesville home, you have the option of prefinished hardwood or unfinished hardwood. Both have their advantages, and either could be ideal for your home. Floor Coverings International of Mentor is happy to guide you through the benefits of each type of hardwood flooring. What’s the difference? Before prefinished hardwood ever reaches your home,…
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Infographic: Comparing the Different Types of Flooring

Thinking about new floors, but aren't sure where to start? At Floor Coverings International of Mentor, we've got you covered! This guide highlights the four most popular types of flooring in the Mentor, Painesville, and Willoughby area. To learn more about which flooring might be best for your next project, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our design team. We are dedicated…
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Infographic: How to Choose Hardwood Floors

Are you ready for a new hardwood installation in your home, but aren't sure which style to choose? The experts at Floor Coverings International of Mentor are here to help by breaking down five of the most commonly used species. Take a look here or get started with a free in-home design consultation and estimate. Call us today!  …
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A Guide to the Janka Hardness Scale

If you are shopping for hardwood floors, it is imperative that you understand the Janka hardness scale. Even though you might be a bit confused at first, this scale is quite easy to understand and can be of the utmost value in helping you choose the right hardwood flooring for your home in Mentor, Ohio.…
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Making Small Spaces Feel Bigger

Many homeowners purchase homes without realizing how small some spaces truly are. Whether the staging made it seem larger, or you knew it and thought you wouldn’t care, or your family has grown and now you need a more open layout, there are ways to modify the look and functionality of a room. The flooring…
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Resale Ready: Best Value-Boosting Floors

When reselling a home, one of the most significant factors that can increase your property’s value lies in its flooring. High quality, beautiful floors will make all the difference and could get your Mentor home off the market quicker and at a greater price. Helping to prep homes for resale is one of the things…
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How To Choose The Best Flooring For Your Home

If you are looking to install new floors in your Mentor home, you may feel overwhelmed with all the options available. The good news is Floor Coverings International of Mentor can help sort things out. Here are a few of the factors you will want to carefully evaluate in order to determine the best flooring option for your home.…
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Hardwood Trends To Watch

When choosing hardwood for a new flooring project in your Mentor home, it can be hard to figure out which styles are timeless and which are just fads. If you are picking a floor that will hopefully last for decades, you want to make sure that it won’t seem outdated halfway through its lifespan. Floor Coverings International of Mentor