3 Unique Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

The backsplash of your Maple Grove kitchen is a central focal point that you probably find yourself staring at as you cook, bake, do the dishes, and generally “hang out” in your kitchen. Your family and guests to your home will also certainly notice your backsplash — for better or worse — so make sure it stands…

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

How to Clean Grout Lines Around Tile

As our Floor Coverings International Maple Grove team will tell you, tile flooring is capable of enduring foot traffic, frequent spills, and other wear and tear. However, neglecting to keep it free of soap scum, mold, or grime will wear down your tile and grout over time. Maintaining the tile itself is fairly easy: sweep and mop frequently, and…

Why You Should Install a Stair Runner

Do you have a set of stairs in your Maple Grove home? Are your stairs in a high traffic area? If so, you should seriously consider installing a carpet runner. Runners are both functional and decorative, and they are particularly useful for stairs and other frequently used pathways in your home. Here are some of…

How to Choose the Right Floors for Your Interior Design Style

Flooring is about style as well as practicality. If you are hoping to achieve a particular style or design with your space, your floors can make a big difference in completing the look. Whatever the style of your home, our Floor Coverings International Maple Grove team can help you find the perfect floor to match. Here are some suggestions…

Infographic: All About Reclaimed Wood

The hardwood flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Maple Grove are here today with an infographic that delves into the world of reclaimed wood. Find out why eco-friendly Maple Grove homeowners choose reclaimed wood, and contact us to schedule a free, in-home consultation. Start your next project today! Photo Credit: © J. Helgason

An Introduction to Natural Fiber Carpets

There are a variety of reasons to choose a natural fiber carpet for your Maple Grove home: they are often better for those with asthma or allergies than synthetic carpets; they add unique look and texture to enhance your space; and they are sustainable and eco-friendly. If you are new to natural fiber carpeting, our…

3 Flooring Choices for Your Bedroom

You want your bedroom to be a cozy, intimate space where you can sleep, relax and feel at ease. The type of flooring you choose for your space can help set the ambiance and mood for the room. If you are renovating a bedroom in your Maple Grove home, we have a few flooring suggestions…

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…

How to Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

Whether you've just installed a new hardwood floor or are in love with the one that's been in your Maple Grove home for years, it is worth the effort to treat the wood with respect to prolong its lifespan. With attentive care, a hardwood floor can last for generations within your family's home. Here are…