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Whether you are replacing an outdated floor or installing floors in a new home, you might wonder which flooring materials are trending, timeless, or outdated.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…

Our Interview on WEOL AM 930

We recently had the great pleasure of being interviewed on WEOL AM 930 at the Power Of More Business Expo. Take a listen to learn more about our process, best flooring practices, maintenance tips, and some of the 3,000 flooring styles. Owner John Toth shares the most unique and valuable aspect of our service, which is…

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…

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…

The 2 Most Popular Natural Fibers for Carpet

In the past, Floor Coverings International Cleveland West has looked at how to choose the right carpet style for your home, so today we’re going to narrow things down a bit more and talk exclusively about natural carpet fibers. Homeowners in the Greater Avon area love natural fibers because they come from renewable resources, they look great, and they’re…

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…

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…

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…

Laminate vs. Vinyl: Which is Right for You?

Many homeowners in the Westlake, Avon Lake, & Avon, OH areas get confused between laminate flooring and vinyl flooring. The two have many similarities, but they also have some distinct differences that can make one a better fit over the other in certain situations. Here Floor Coverings International Cleveland West offers a side-by-side comparison of laminate and vinyl to help you discover which is…

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,…