Get New Floors Before Christmas!

Been meaning to replace those cracked kitchen tiles? Carpets looking worn and stained? Family coming in for the holidays? Floor Coverings International can help - by matching you to the perfect floor for your home. Contact us before December 1st to have new floors before Christmas!  Browse our wide variety of selections online or schedule…

Advances in Carpet Technology: A Cut Above

Most people don’t think to put carpet and technology in the same sentence, but flooring experts and carpet manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to meet consumer needs and improve their product. Today, carpet is defying all the old stereotypes of being dirt and germ collecting villains. Modern carpeting options can be hypoallergenic, stain resistant,…

Waterproof Flooring: It’s Sink or Swim

Are you remodeling your bathroom, kitchen or basement? You should consider the moisture content of your home. Kitchens and bathrooms are prone to splashes and spills while some basements are susceptible to leaks. Do you live near water or in an area with heavy rain or storms? Do you have small children who love to…

What Type of Flooring Should I Buy?

You’ve decided you’d like to update the floors in your home. Redoing the flooring in your house can bring new life to the home, get rid of ugly stains or damage, or be a good move if you’re putting your house on the market. The next question is: what type of flooring should I buy?…

Natural Grout Cleaning Solutions

Tile can be found in almost every home, whether in a foyer, kitchen, or bathroom. While most types of tile are easy to clean, the grout between them is another story. However, grout cleaning doesn’t have to be difficult. The experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West know that proper maintenance is essential to preserving your floor’s longevity. Thankfully,…

Infographic: Eco-Friendly Floor Alternatives

Here at Floor Coverings International Columbia West, we want to provide you with all the options for your home. For sustainable flooring that has a smaller impact on the environment, consider some of these eco-friendly alternatives to traditional styles.       © Olga Popova, © Vladislav Lyutov, © Kelly VanDellen

Add a Touch of Elegance to Your Home With Tile Flooring

If you’re in the mood to add a touch of elegance to your home, a great place to start is with new tiles! Many homeowners find that changing the floor of their kitchen is the best place to start since people spend so much time in this room. What’s more, since kitchens usually get a…

Marble vs. Porcelain Flooring: What is the Difference?

Porcelain tiles can be made to closely resemble marble; however, marble does have some characteristics that are simply inimitable. Following is an overview of both flooring options so you can see which one best suits your West Columbia, Lexington & Irmo SC home's needs. Marble Tile Marble has a natural beauty that manmade tiles simply cannot imitate. No two marble tiles are…

3 Flooring Choices for High Traffic Areas in West Columbia

High traffic areas are harder to maintain when it comes to flooring. The reason? All of the traipsing over these surfaces can wear down softer flooring options, such as carpet. Although there are carpets that work in high traffic areas, our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West recommend the following three options. Bamboo — Versatile, Strong, and…