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Choosing the Perfect Hardwood Color for Your Home

Hardwood naturally spans a variety of shades. While this means you can find the perfect hardwood color to match practically any home decor, it can be daunting to settle on a specific shade when you have so many options. Floor Coverings International Cleveland West is happy to guide you through some main color groupings and the mood they create, so…
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4 Creative Ways to Use Hardwood in Avon Lake

At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West, we often mention how much we love the timeless appeal of hardwood floors. While it is true that hardwood flooring can bring a classic touch to homes throughout Westlake, Avon Lake, & Avon, OH, hardwood can also be used to make much more bold statements. If you are planning your next home project and are looking to doing…
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Pairing Furniture and Hardwood In Your Home

At Floor Coverings International Cleveland West we love true hardwood, the original pioneer’s flooring of choice. While hardwood is often a statement on its own, we know homeowners in the greater Avon Lake area need more than flooring alone to create the cozy ambiance they want to come home to everyday. Furniture, curtains, rugs and…
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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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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…
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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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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…
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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…