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,…

Three Fantastic Kitchen Flooring Options

Is your kitchen in desperate need of some tender loving care, but you don't want to break the bank by giving it a gentle facelift? The friendly experts at Floor Coverings International of Mentor are thrilled to assist Painesville homeowners with all of their flooring needs, providing them with budget-friendly options that would best suit each situation. A simple flooring upgrade…

Choosing Between Dark and Light Carpet

In your Painesville home, there’s nothing like the feeling of comfy carpet beneath your feet. But what about the aesthetics? Carpet ought to visually complement the home too! Today Floor Coverings International of Mentor asks, should your brand new carpet be light or dark? We have some guidelines for homeowners looking to choose between the light side and the…

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…

Best Tile Options for Your Bathroom Floors

Are you a Painesville homeowner looking for new bathroom flooring? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of available tile options on the market? Well sit back and relax because Floor Coverings International of Mentor has prepared this post to help you learn more about three of the best tile options for your bathroom floors. Porcelain Porcelain is…

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!  …

Why Choose Natural Stone Tile?

Homeowners often hesitate when selecting natural stone tile, because it is a more expensive material. However, natural stone provides several benefits that make it superior to porcelain or ceramic. If you are planning a new tile project for your Willoughby home, consider investing in this type of tile. With a wide variety of selection including…

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.…

Pet-Friendly Flooring Choices for Mentor Homeowners

A dog waiting eagerly for you at the door or a cat curling up with you on the porch for a Sunday afternoon nap are amongst the greatest treasures in life, so it's likely that a pet will be gracing your home before long. Many pet owners let their furry friends come inside, and leaving…

Interview with Local Realtor, Mary Sams

Floor Coverings International of Mentor had the great pleasure of interviewing local realtor, Mary Sams. With her expert insight on the housing market in our community, you can be more prepared to buy or sell your home. You can take a look at her website here. Please tell us a little about yourself. I have been a Realtor for…