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…

Don’t Forget About Carpet Flooring

You read the title: Don’t forget about carpet flooring. Why, you ask? Because carpet flooring is often an underrated yet perfect flooring choice for homeowners in the West Columbia, Lexington & Irmo SC areas. Carpet is the Most Comfortable Flooring Surface. Period. Even though we’ve reached a golden age in flooring comfort (we’re looking at you, under-floor radiant heating), carpet…

5 Flooring Tricks to Increase Visual Space in West Columbia

It’s a common plight for homeowners — you want a room to feel more spacious but without needing a major remodel to take out a wall. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to make a space feel larger without adding square footage. Here are five tricks from Floor Coverings International Columbia West to use flooring…

Interview with Blogger Erica Johnson

Floor Coverings International Columbia West is proud to continue our Blogger Influencer Interview Series, presenting a wide array of talented bloggers across the web. Our latest interview features Beauty, Marketing, and Motherhood blogger Erica Johnson. You can follow Erica on Twitter, Instagram, Etsy, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm a marketer turned designer.  I enjoyed designing websites…

Pamper Your Floors: Care for Flooring in Wet and Humid Areas of Your Home

When it comes to flooring choices, homeowners in the West Columbia, Lexington & Irmo SC areas normally have dozens to choose from when it comes to the main areas of your home, such as bedrooms, living rooms, and dining rooms. Yet humidity and moisture-prone areas like kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and basements can limit your choices. Our experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West