Pet friendly flooring in Franklin Township

3 Pet-Friendly Flooring Choices

If you are looking for flooring that works for both your family and your beloved pets, then the good news is that there are plenty of options at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough. Approximately forty percent of all American homes have at least one four-legged friend living with them, and Franklin Township is no exception. Let’s look at some…
Bedroom carpet in Princeton

What’s the Best Flooring for Your Bedroom?

There really is no one best flooring choice for bedrooms. If you're searching for the right option to turn your own personal sanctuary into a beautiful, relaxing space, you must first decide on your priorities. Here are some flooring suggestions from our Floor Coverings International Hillsborough experts, based on what you most care about in your bedroom space:…
softwood and hardwood flooring types Princeton

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…
Engineered hardwood floors in Princeton

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Floors

If you want the timeless beauty of hardwood floors in your Princeton home, you now have several ways to make it happen. For example, you can opt for solid hardwood planks or engineered hardwoods, which each come with their own advantages and disadvantages. Here is a side-by-side comparison from the Floor Coverings International Hillsborough experts: Solid Hardwood Floors…
Hardwood floor inlay in Franklin Township

3 Creative Ways to Use Exotic Hardwood in Your Home

If you love the look of exotic hardwood flooring, but don’t have the budget to install it throughout your home, it is possible to add touches of beautiful exotic wood in creative features and accents. The dramatic color and grain of woods like Brazilian cherry, teak, and tigerwood can make even small details look luxurious…
Thrifty Frugal Mom Blog

Interview with Philadelphia’s Thrifty Frugal Mom

Floor Coverings International Hillsborough is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Lydia of Thrifty Frugal Mom is a hugely popular blogger based in the Philadelphia area. You can follow Lydia on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm the owner of the site, Thrifty Frugal Mom, where…
Laminate flooring in Princeton

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring

Many Princeton homeowners already know that laminate flooring is an affordable alternative to hardwood. However, if you’re choosing between hardwood and laminate floors for your home, you’ll want to consider factors like construction and durability as well. Here are some tips from the Floor Coverings International Hillsborough experts to help you compare: Construction Traditional hardwood planks are cut…
Minimalist concrete floors in Princeton

Flooring Ideas for Your Minimalist Home

Minimalist home décor is steadily on the rise. Whether you have a new, modern home or a classic, older one, you can embrace this trend with certain remodeling, furnishing, and decorating choices. To give your Princeton home a minimal feel, look for neutral, understated colors and simple designs that make the space feel clean and open.…
Gray hardwood floors in Princeton

5 Hardwood Flooring Trends for the New Year

Does your Princeton home need a refresh for the new year? Though hardwood flooring is always a classic choice, certain styles, stains, and finishes can give your home a trendy, modern update. Here at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough, we work to keep up with current flooring trends--here are five that we're loving now: 1. Gray and White-Washed In…

How Climate Affects Hardwood

Some hardwoods are capable of withstanding the harshest of climates. However, there are some other styles that are more vulnerable in certain conditions than others. Choosing the right hardwood is as much about the climate you live in as it is about a hardwood's appropriateness in a house. Today, the experts at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough explore the affects of…