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.…

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…

3 Great Places to Install Wood-Look Tile

One of the hottest new flooring products on the market is wood-look tile. Though made of porcelain, these tiles are designed to look exactly like wood planks – they are the same size and shape, and have wood grain patterns that look so real you might not be able to tell the difference by eye…

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…

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?…

Create an Inviting Outdoor Space in Three Easy Steps

It can be difficult to coax yourself outside during the fall months. The warmth of the home beckons in the form of hearty meals, the return of popular television shows, and a cozy spot on the couch. At the same time, the lower temperatures and shorter days encourage time inside. Nevertheless, there may be something…

Tips to Keep Tile Floors in Like-New Condition

Few things brighten up a room like a newly installed tile floor. To keep that fresh look, the floor does require some regular attention. Many tile materials are durable and low-maintenance, but proper cleaning and sealing can prolong their life. Here are some simple maintenance tips from Floor Coverings International Hillsborough to keep tile flooring looking like new…