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Infographic: Understanding Hardwood Alternatives–Rigid Cores

Wood-look alternatives provide the look of solid hardwood at a lower price and with less maintenance. At Floor Coverings International Maple Grove, we offer a wide range of engineered hardwood, laminate, and engineered vinyl plank (EVP) products. Learn more about these options and their construction in the infographic below. Photo Credit: © Joe Ferrer © BILD LLC © Stanislav71
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Infographic: Flooring Options for Below-Grade Rooms

If you are looking to install new floors in a basement or other below-grade room, it's important to understand the limitations and dangers that the area poses. While Floor Coverings International Maple Grove doesn't recommend using solid hardwood, carpet, or natural stone, there are many other options for you. Here are four moisture-resistant, stable, and affordable flooring materials that…
Hardwood flooring in Maple Grove

Laminate vs. Hardwood Flooring

If you are looking to install new floors in your Maple Grove home, you must first decide which flooring options are the best for you. If you love the look of hardwood, you may be leaning that way. However, when you go to search for the perfect floors, you may realize that laminate flooring can…
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3 Hardwood Flooring Alternatives That Look Like Real Wood

Hardwood floors have a classic beauty that is hard to match, but they also have a few downsides. For example, they can be loud, they are susceptible to water damage, and they can be scratched and dented. If you are concerned about any of these issues, then you may want to consider other flooring options…

The Surprising Looks of Laminate

Laminate flooring has become a popular choice in Maple Grove, Plymouth, Rogers area homes thanks to its durability and affordability. Many of our customers at Floor Coverings International of Maple Grove are hesitant to choose laminate flooring because they are afraid of having limited choices. This is an understandable worry, but in reality the range of laminate flooring…