Preparing Your Home For A Pittsburgh Winter

Winter in Pittsburgh means holiday cheer, time with friends and family, and of course cold, harsh weather. For this reason, preparing your home for holiday parties and guests will be just as important as adding a few extra touches to make your home a little warmer this winter. That’s why our experts here at Floor Coverings International Pittsburgh

All-Natural Carpets for Pittsburgh Homeowners

Carpet is known for its warmth and softness underfoot, but no one ever talks about how eco-friendly it is. That’s because the most popular types of carpet aren’t actually so kind on the environment. Here at Floor Coverings International Pittsburgh, we take pride in our selection of eco-friendly flooring, which includes a variety of all-natural carpets. Read below…

Best Flooring Options for Families

There are so many different options in flooring for Pittsburgh families these days. So, which one is the best flooring for your family? Much of the decision depends on your family’s individual needs. Does anyone in the family suffer from allergies? Do you have small children or an elderly relative living in your home? Or,…

5 Ways to Get Creative with Subway Tile

Subway tile has become somewhat ubiquitous in 2017 – but why is it so popular with Pittsburgh homeowners? Well, for one thing, classic subway tile (the white ceramic 3 x 6 rectangle) is very versatile and affordable. It works for showers, backsplashes, and other areas while still being cheaper than many other types of tile…

What’s the Difference Between Laminate, Linoleum, and Vinyl Flooring?

Over the last decade or two, hardwood flooring alternatives like laminate, linoleum, and vinyl have become increasingly popular. However, many Pittsburgh homeowners are still confused about the difference between these materials since they tend to look and feel similar. Fortunately, our experts at Floor Coverings International Pittsburgh have put together this guide to explain more about these flooring…

Embrace Minimalism with These 3 Flooring Ideas

Does your New Year’s resolution involve de-cluttering and simplifying your life? If so, maybe it’s time to embrace minimalism. This lifestyle trend, which encourages paring down to the basic essentials, has gained considerable momentum in the last few years. To give your Pittsburgh home a minimalist refresh, choose sleek, simple, and neutral home décor that…

Caring for Flooring in the Winter Months

It's fall now - and while we're admiring the colors of the leaves, enjoying football season, the cool mornings, and the evening temperatures, fall is also a reminder of what's next: winter. And we don't need to tell you that Pittsburgh is certainly no stranger to cold, snowy winters. Winter brings with it a bevy of…

Not Your Mom’s Linoleum

Yesterday's Linoleum For those of you old enough to remember traditional linoleum flooring, you probably remember it peeling up in the bathroom and under the kitchen sink; remember it becoming discolored when water seeped under it; and remember the gouges, scrapes and indentions at the front door. Traditional linoleum came in long, thin sheets and…

Interview with Emily of Our House Now A Home

Here at Floor Coverings International Pittsburgh, we love sharing insights and inspirations with you from talented bloggers. Today, we have an interview with home design blogger and mother Emily, who loves DIY projects and creating a home for her family. She is a successful writer on sites across the web and the creator of her own blog, Our…

6 Reasons to Choose Bamboo Flooring

  At Floor Coverings International Pittsburgh you have many flooring options when it comes to renovating rooms or building your new home. Bamboo flooring is just one of the eco-friendly options we offer. Let us tell you why we love it! 1. It’s Good for the Planet Bamboo, which is a type of grass, natively grows in North…