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,…

Interview with Close to Classy

Floor Coverings International Cleveland West is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Jorrie is a mother of two who writes about the heart and the humor of parenting on her blog Close to Classy. You can follow Jorrie on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. My…

Avon Lake Business Spotlight

With over 3,000 flooring samples, our mobile showroom comes right to your home to bring you the latest and greatest the flooring industry has to offer. Not only do we work with our customers to find what they're looking for, but we also educate them on what's out there, so they can be sure they're choosing…

Top 4 Hypoallergenic Flooring Materials

The EPA reports an increasing number of Americans are developing allergies. This includes sensitivity to indoor irritants as well as outdoor allergens. Pollen, mold, and animal dander are just a few of the indoor allergens that can make life less pleasant. While organic allergens are annoying enough, petrochemical emissions and VOCs from synthetic products only…

Interview with The Interior DIYer

At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the web’s biggest influencers.  Our latest interview features interior design and DIY blogger Alex of The Interior DIYer . You can follow Alex on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, BlogLovin, and Instagram. I'm passionate about incorporating bespoke and affordable design into not only…

Scandinavian Design Concepts For Your Home

The return of form, function, and minimalism have grown more popular recently, which has resulted in Scandinavian design making a big splash in today’s home decor. Scandi design is a recipe for happiness. Denmark’s concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga), best translated as domestic coziness or wellbeing, is one of the country’s biggest exports with numerous books published…

Choosing the Best Carpet Style for Your Home

From household budget to home decor, picking the right carpet for your Westlake, OH, home involves many personal choices. Carpet qualities are defined by distinctions in weights and durability. Here we’ll look at some different characteristics of carpet to help you decide which style is best for your home. Carpet Quality Start your selection process…

Best Practices for Basement Floor Care

Caring for basement flooring can be difficult. Not because it can't be vacuumed, swept, or mopped like flooring anywhere else in the home, but because when you're dealing with a basement, you're also dealing with the conditions of a below-grade floor. These conditions include variable humidity, as well as moisture and water vapor that can…