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Hardwood vs. Softwood

Maybe you’ve seen hardwood flooring in homes and commercial spaces all over the greater Hillsborough, Flemington, Princeton area, or maybe you’ve just heard about all of the incredible benefits of using such a durable material. Either way, there’s a lot to know about wood flooring before you make the final decision to remodel. At Floor Coverings International Hillsborough, we want…
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Interview with Princeton NJ’s Mom Home Guide

At Floor Coverings International Hillsborough, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the most influential design bloggers on the web. Our latest interview features Princeton, NJ’s Lauren Kim of Mom Home Guide. You can follow Lauren on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram. What's one of your favorite design pieces you have in your…
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Maximize Your Kitchen’s Potential

There are few things better than an efficient kitchen—one where tools and appliances are easy to find and convenient to access. To create such a space it’s important to make organizational decisions based on your cooking habits. What utensils and appliances do you use the most and where are they located in your kitchen currently?…
Bathroom Makeover

5 Tips for a Bathroom Makeover

Who doesn’t want a bathroom in their home that feels (and looks!) like a spa? Sometimes when you purchase an older house, the bathroom can be pretty outdated. The experts at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough share some big and small tips that can totally makeover the look of your bathroom! Add a Fresh Coat of Paint Something as…

The Best Flooring for Commercial Spaces

There are a plethora of options on the market when it comes to cCommercial flooring, but that sheer abundance of choice can ultimately make it hard to choose which material will work for your next project. If you’re looking for flooring for a commercial building, such as a large office space, ballroom, or gymnasium, there…

Boost Your Home’s Value with Marble Flooring

Why Choose Marble Flooring Marble flooring is associated with elegance. While marble was a common building material for the majestic structures of Ancient Greece and Rome, homeowners can now have marble flooring installed in their home as well! It is a naturally made stone and comes in a variety of colors and designs, making it…

Protecting Your Hardwood Flooring

We all want our hardwood flooring to look like new, even after ten years of wear and tear, but are you doing what is necessary to keep your hardwood beautiful? There are plenty of steps you can take to ensure that your hardwoods last a lifetime, as well as many pitfalls to avoid, which could…

The Best Hardwoods for Outdoor Decks

We may only just being seeing the start of spring approaching, but after this rough winter, everyone here at Floor Coverings International of Hillsborough, NJ is more than ready for summer to come. With summer there will be barbecues, cookouts, late nights and backyard get togethers, all things that require a solid and well built…

An Introduction to Coir Carpets & Rugs

Going green in building is becoming an ever more prevalent concern to those of us in the flooring industry, and while floor coverings like bamboo and cork are the most frequently recognized ecofriendly flooring materials, there are a plethora of other green options out there that people aren’t aware of. One of those lesser known…

The Different Types of Carpet Padding

Carpet padding is one of the most important but overlooked aspects of your wall-to-wall carpeting. While taken into consideration far less than the carpet itself, choosing the right carpet padding will drastically affect the lifespan of your carpet. Carpet padding absorbs the damage of heavy foot traffic, protects the underside of your carpet from abrasion…