Born in the U.S.A.: Our Favorite Domestic Hardwoods

Carmel homeowners put a lot of value on hardwood flooring that was “Made in America”. When you choose domestic hardwood, you know that you are getting high quality, sustainable, and affordable flooring for your home. At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we work with Hoosier families to find their dream floors. Here is some information about three of our…

Is Plank Flooring Right for Your Home?

At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help Carmel families find the perfect hardwood flooring for their Hoosier home. Hardwood happens to be one of the most versatile and diverse flooring types, with hundreds of species, styles, and finishes to choose from. Plank flooring is a variety of hardwood that has seen a recent resurgence in popularity. Read on…

Choosing the Right Oak

At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, not only do we provide Carmel families with quality products and efficient installation, but we also give expert guidance on all things flooring. Oak hardwood flooring is durable, versatile, and sustainable—the complete package! The most difficult part about oak is choosing between the two varieties: white and red. Read on for information about…

Infographic: Your Guide To Exotic Hardwood

We are all familiar with the domestic hardwood styles such as Oak, Maple, and Hickory. Floor Coverings International of Carmel is here to tell you about a few bold, vibrant, and beautiful exotic hardwoods you may have not considered. Take a look at three of our favorites!

Choosing Between Dark and Light Hardwood

Hardwood is by far the most popular flooring option in the Hoosier state, which should come as no surprise to anyone aware of its many benefits. Hardwood floors are durable, versatile, and gorgeous. At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help families in the greater Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, McCordsville, and Westfield area find the right floors for their home. Hardwood comes in a variety…

The Best Flooring For Pet Owners

At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help homeowners find their dream floors. Many families living in the greater Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, McCordsville, and Westfield area have feline or canine members. With long fur and claws, pets post unique challenges when it comes to new flooring. Here are some of our favorite flooring options for Carmel pet owners. Laminate and Vinyl Laminate and luxury vinyl…

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Carpets

We know that new custom wall to wall carpeting is a big investment. At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help homeowners in the greater Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, McCordsville, and Westfield area find and install their dream carpeting. Many of our customers ask us how to protect their new floors from dirt and damage. Here are five tips for making sure your new carpets…

Choosing the Right Hardwood

At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we work with families in the greater Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, McCordsville, and Westfield area to find their dream hardwood floors. One of the most common questions we get from Carmel homeowners is, “With all of the choices out there, how do I decide on just one hardwood?” Here is a quick guide on your many hardwood options: Species…

Interview with Carmel Architectural Designer Gary Nance

Floor Coverings International of Carmel is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Gary Nance is a Custom Residential & Commercial Architectural Designer in Carmel. You can follow Gary on Instagram, Facebook, and Houzz. Please tell us a little about yourself. I have been designing residential and commercial projects for over thirty years.…

Cut-Pile or Loop-Pile?

Carpeting is a staple of the modern Hoosier home, but this has not always been the case. For most of human history, carpets were a luxury that only the wealthiest among us could afford. After the Second World War, thanks to the invention of synthetic threads like nylon and polyester, carpeting became much easier to…