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…

Best Places to Install Carpet Tile

Carpet tiles, once relegated to corporate office buildings, are now experiencing a resurgence in residential spaces. More Maple Grove homeowners are beginning to realize that carpet tiles offer an easy way to create custom flooring designs. Since different sizes, shapes, and colors of carpet tile can be combined in all kinds of ways, the only…

3 Tips for Choosing an Area Rug

Just installed new flooring that you want to protect? Looking to refresh your space? Tired of your existing floors, but not ready to replace them? If you are struggling with any of these situations, adding a new area rug may be the solution. However, it’s important to find the right area rug for your space…

3 Things to Know About Carpet Pile

As savvy Maple Grove carpet shoppers will know, pile is the fiber layer on the surface of a carpet – the part that you see and feel. Thus, different kinds of pile can produce very different kinds of carpet: smooth or textured, plush or firm. With so many types of carpet to choose from, here…

3 Eco-Friendly Flooring Choices (That Aren’t Bamboo!)

Though bamboo flooring started out as an eco-friendly alternative to hardwood, it has now entered the mainstream. Bamboo is still a great choice for Maple Grove homeowners, but there are now many other environmentally friendly flooring options to choose from. Here are a few picks from our experts at Floor Coverings International Maple Grove: Cork Cork has been on…

Interview with Amelia Meyer of Suddenly a Mom

Floor Coverings International Maple Grove is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Amelia Meyer is an author and blogger at Suddenly a Mom. You can follow Amelia on Facebook and Instagram. Please tell us a little about yourself. Based in the beautiful Knysna, along the Garden Route of South Africa, I live…

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…

Interview with Organized Chaos

At Floor Coverings International Maple Grove, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the Internet’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features design and organization blogger Elizabeth Caldwell of Organized Chaos. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a single mother to twin daughters who are currently 4.5 years old. I'm also…

Reasons to Consider Carpet Replacement After a Flood

Coming home to a flooded house is a devastating experience for any homeowner. Once the shock of being flooded passes, the homeowner must decide what personal items can be saved and which should be replaced. If there is carpeting in the house, even less than an inch of water can be reason to replace the…