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3 Ways to Protect Your Hardwood From Water Damage

Are you considering hardwood flooring for your Avon Lake home, but are concerned about potential water damage? If so, then Floor Coverings International Cleveland West is here to help. We’ve compiled three of the best ways to protect your hardwood flooring from water damage. And the great news is, these tips are easy to implement! Utilize Mats One of…
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Hardwood vs. Carpet Infographic

Still deciding whether to go with carpet or hardwood for your Avon Lake home? It's a tough decision, but don't worry. The team at Floor Coverings International Cleveland West is here to help! Photo © Artazum
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3 Durable Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

There’s no question that hardwood floors add a unique elegance to a home. However, some homeowners still have reservations about hardwood due to its infamous upkeep and hefty price tag. Scratches and dents can seem inevitable and you probably know the feeling if you have kids or pets. Luckily, there are countless ways to achieve…
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Trends to Try in Avon Lake

Whether you are replacing an outdated floor or installing floors in a new home, you might wonder which flooring materials are trending, timeless, or outdated. At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West, we stay on top of each option available so you can get the most value from your floors. Take a look at these top flooring trends to try…
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Red Oak vs. White Oak: What’s the Difference?

Did you know that red oak is the most popular species of hardwood for flooring in the United States? Homeowners choose this beautiful material because it’s durable and it looks great – but surprisingly, many of the people who love red oak don’t realize that it has a cousin that’s just as good (and in…
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Infographic: How Hard Is Hardwood?

At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West, we often reference the Janka Hardness Scale when we're talking about hardwood floors. It's an incredibly useful tool for figuring out what kind of wood is right for your home in the greater Westlake, Avon Lake, & Avon, OH area. And whether you're a seasoned hardwood professional or brand new to the world of hardwood flooring, this infographic will…
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Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

One of the great benefits of hardwood flooring is the ability to refinish its surface. This not only extends the life of your hardwood, but is also an affordable way to update your space without completely replacing the floor. At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West, our experts are here to help you take the right steps to get the…
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The Benefits of Wide Plank Hardwood Floors

At a certain point in your search for the perfect wood floors, you feel like you’ve explored every type of hardwood flooring imaginable. But have you put any thought into the size of the planks? The same hardwood variety can look vastly different when arranged in narrow strips versus wide planks. Many Avon Lake homeowners…
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Interview with Cleveland Designer Sande Badowski

Floor Coverings International Cleveland West had the pleasure of chatting with local interior designer, Sande Badowski, for the latest installment of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Inspired by local artists and contractors, Sande successfully helps homeowners find their personal style and makes Cleveland homes look their best! Please tell us a little about yourself. I began helping homeowners with design in their…
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Top 4 Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood has been a flooring favorite among homeowners in the Westlake, Avon Lake, & Avon, OH area for a long time. In addition to its many other advantages, the classic look and feel of hardwood floors is hard to beat. Floor Coverings International Cleveland West is your trusted, local hardwood provider with years of experience in the flooring industry. Like many of our customers,…