kitchen tile flooring chandler

4 Great Kitchen Flooring Options

Whether you’re constructing an elaborate three-course meal or heating up leftovers, the kitchen is a central part of your Gilbert home. When considering your options for a new kitchen floor, it’s important to make sure your pick can stand up against the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our experts at Floor Coverings International Chandler-Gilbert can help you…
janka hardness scale plano

Understanding the Janka Hardness Scale

When deciding the type of hardwood to install in your home, it is important to understand all the factors that go into choosing the right species of wood. Unfortunately, there is some flooring lingo thrown around that may not make sense to non-professionals, which makes it hard to make an educated decision of your own.…
Farmhouse inspired flooring in Gilbert

4 Flooring Options for a Farmhouse-Inspired Look

Farmhouse interiors are all the rage these days, and many Gilbert homeowners are looking to achieve a farmhouse-inspired design in their space. When it comes to choosing a floor to pull off your farmhouse look, we recommend opting for a hardwood or wood-look product. Rustic wood planks are the flooring of choice in most farmhouses,…
Cleaning hardwood floors in Gilbert

How to Maintain Your Hardwood and Laminate Floors

Both hardwood and laminate floors are very popular with Gilbert homeowners, but if you want yours to last, it’s important to maintain them! Without the proper maintenance, hardwood and laminate surfaces can become dull and more prone to damage. A good care strategy requires a combination of consistent cleaning and periodic maintenance. Follow these steps from Floor Coverings International Chandler-Gilbert
hardwood floor temperature damage

Protecting Your Hardwood Floor from Temperature Threats

Hardwood is a remarkable flooring material in a number of ways, but it is particularly interesting that this classic floor comes from raw, living nature! The downside to this is hardwood’s susceptibility to temperature changes. With the onset of cold or heat, hardwood can swell or shrink, causing lasting damage to your beautiful floors. Floor Coverings International Chandler-Gilbert
Hardwood floors in Chandler

Engineered vs. Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors give Chandler homes and businesses an everlasting appeal because their rich hues and grains never go out of style. Not too long ago, if you wanted to have the look of hardwoods, you had to get traditional solid hardwood floors. However, now there are different ways to get the same look, but with a…