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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: 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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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 If you are picking a floor that will hopefully last for decades, you want to make sure that it won’t seem outdated halfway through its lifespan.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