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Our Favorite Kitchen Flooring Styles

Whether you are baking a pumpkin pie or grabbing a late-night snack, your kitchen is the center of your Maple Grove home. An updated floor can completely transform the appearance of the room, making it feel brand new again. Besides being beautiful, your kitchen floor should be durable and water-resistant. To make your decision process…
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Statement Hardwood Flooring Designs for Your Home

Hardwood flooring is a versatile option for your home. With styles ranging from traditional and natural to striking and dramatic, you can create nearly any desired look for your home. If you're seeking flooring that makes a strong statement, Floor Coverings International Maple Grove is here to help! We've compiled our favorite hardwood floors to give your home a touch of…
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Janka Hardness Scale: What You Need to Know

The Janka Hardness Scale is important information for any homeowner considering hardwood flooring. Knowing what different scores mean, and the pros and cons of each score, will have a strong impact on the wood you end up choosing. Below, Floor Coverings International Maple Grove will guide you through what you need to know about the Janka Hardness Scale. What…
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The Art of Distressing Hardwood

Hardwood is unique among flooring materials. It is of course beautiful to behold when it’s brand new, but many homeowners also love the look of well-trodden hardwood and its rustic charisma! For this reason, there is a process known as “distressing,” which consists of expert techniques used to carefully scuff, abrade, and wear the surface…
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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: 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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…