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How To Upgrade Your Floors For The Holidays

Short days and cold nights can only mean one thing: the holiday season is here! Whether you are hosting friends and family this season or you just want your home to be a beautiful haven, having the right floors is a huge part of the job. Here at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough, we have listed some of our…
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The Great Debate: Carpet or Hardwood?

While Floor Coverings International Hillsborough has many different flooring options, Princeton homeowners often whittle down their flooring pick to two types: carpet or hardwood? Both flooring options are staples of the American home, so it makes sense that Princeton homeowners have a hard time choosing between the two. We love both and know that either could work well…
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Your Guide to Popular Hardwood Species

Hardwood floors are absolutely gorgeous and a great investment for your home. We know that Franklin Township homeowners love hardwood, but with so many options, it’s hard to know where to start. Our experts at Floor Coverings International Hillsborough have broken down every popular type of hardwood. Birch An underutilized hardwood, birch is a great option for Franklin…

How to Choose a Flooring Style That Complements Your Home

The style and era of your home are important design elements in the way you want to decorate it. You wouldn't place mid-century modern wallpaper in a 19th century colonial or install a vintage clawfoot tub in a sleek, modern apartment, and the same goes for flooring! Matching elements such as tile, carpet, and hardwood flooring…
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The Best Hardwood Flooring for Busy Kitchens

If you are a Princeton homeowner looking to install hardwood flooring in your kitchen, then it may be helpful to take the following into consideration. Floor Coverings International Hillsborough knows that many homeowners are wary of having hardwood installed in rooms that see a lot of foot traffic, as the wear and tear caused by traversing feet can…
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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…
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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:…
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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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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…
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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…