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…

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…

The 3 Best Carpeting Choices for Your Living Room

Living rooms are often the center of family life for homeowners in Princeton. Carpeting is the most popular flooring choice for living rooms due to its comfort and warmth. With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide what carpet is the best for your home. Luckily, the experts at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough have…

2017 Carpet Trends

Carpeting should be replaced in residential spaces every ten to twenty years or so, depending on the type of carpet, how well it has been maintained, and how heavily it is used. If it is time to replace your carpet, you may want to consider installing a new and trendy style to give your space…

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…

Choosing the Right Carpet Fiber for Your Home

In today’s flooring market, nylon is often considered the gold standard of synthetic carpeting, but at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough we don’t think that’s the whole story. Keep reading to discover the benefits of both nylon and polyester carpeting. We can help you make the right carpeting decision for your home in Franklin Township. Nylon- Strong and Flexible…

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…

An Introduction to Terracotta Tile

Recently, many Flemington homeowners have been turning to rustic flooring styles to add warmth and character to their homes. Just as hand-scraped and distressed hardwood floors have become popular, tile trends have also taken a natural turn. According to our Floor Coverings International Hillsborough experts, terracotta tile—the classic red-brown ceramic tile—is making a comeback. Here are some helpful…

Interview with Philadelphia Blogger and Realtor Kamilla Ilishayeva

Floor Coverings International Hillsborough is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Kamilla Ilishayeva is the popular blogger behind website Spoon Full of Mill and is also a real estate agent based in the Philadelphia area. You can follow Kamilla on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Please tell us a little about yourself.…

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.…