Kitchen Flooring Ideas

Don’t get overwhelmed when looking for kitchen flooring. Just remember that kitchens are typically high traffic areas of the home, so you’ll want something attractive, yet durable and low maintenance, if possible. The following information will be helpful while considering your options available today. Concrete and Stone Concrete and stone are moisture-resistant and unbeatable for…

Maintaining Your Hardwood Flooring

Keep your hardwood flooring like new for years with simple routine care. Maintain its shine by sweeping the floor often, if not daily, with a soft bristle broom or dust floors with a dry microfiber mop. If a vacuum is preferred over a broom, be sure to have the proper hardwood floor attachment so you…

Premium Vinyl vs. Laminate Flooring

Many people assume that laminate flooring and vinyl flooring are exactly the same and interchangeable in appearance and use. While this may have been true a few decades ago, the development of premium vinyl flooring has set it apart as the better, more durable flooring option. Both options are similar to each other in many…

The Different Types of Carpet to Consider

Are you ready to go carpet shopping? You’ll just need to know how to make your selection. The more you understand about the different types of carpeting, the easier it will be to make a solid decision. First, let’s look at looped carpeting, which is differentiated further as a level loop and multi-level loop carpet.…

Infographic: From Quarries to Kitchens

Many Tampa homeowners looking for a bold flooring choice choose to install luxurious natural stone tile. The durability, beauty, and value of stone offers a timeless piece that can turn an ordinary room into an elegant and unique space. One of the most popular places to install stone is the kitchen because it is durable…

3 Flooring Choices for Your Bedroom

Your bedroom should be a place where you can relax and find sanctuary, so it is important that it meets your needs and personality. One factor to consider is your floor, which can have a profound impact on the feel of your room. Let our Floor Coverings International North Tampa team help you find the perfect floor for your…

How to Choose the Right Area Rug for Your Room

If you’ve ever shopped for a new area rug, you may have been overwhelmed by the options. Rectangular, round, patterned, solid, high pile, low pile… there are an endless number of styles and designs. So where do you start? That’s where Floor Coverings International North Tampa comes in. Our experts can help you select the right rug for your…

Interview with Tampa Photographer Michelle Caudle

Floor Coverings International North Tampa had the great pleasure of interviewing local photographer, Michelle Caudle. Michelle picked up her passion for photography at a young age and has since started her own company, Silver Moon Custom Art & Photography, located here in Tampa. You can follow Michelle on Facebook and Instagram. But first, read what she has to say…

How to Choose Your New Carpet

If you are looking to replace or install new carpeting in your home, you may be shocked at all the options you have to choose from. Many people do not realize how many options they have when it comes to carpet, including the material the carpet is made from, the color, and the pile style.…

Top 3 Hardwoods for Your Kitchen

Often dubbed “the heart of the home”, the kitchen is a warm and inviting space integral to many families. In order to visually express this, many homeowners choose hardwood flooring for their kitchens, favoring the warm, traditional look it provides. Here at Floor Coverings International North Tampa, we have a large selection of hardwoods to choose from, but know…