Flooring Comparison: Laminate vs. Vinyl

In the past, we’ve compared laminate with hardwood flooring to see which material is better for Fishers homeowners. And while there was no decisive victor in that match-up (the “best” material really does depend on who and what is in your house), we really enjoyed putting two materials side-by-side and honestly assessing their strengths and…

These 3 Things Might Be Damaging Your Hardwood Floors

Most of the time, we can pretty much ignore the hardwood floors in our Carmel homes because they’re so good at standing up to daily traffic and wear. A little sweep here, a little mop there, and those hardwood planks look beautiful year after year. However, the experts at Floor Coverings International of Carmel are here to remind all…

All About Cork

Here at Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help Hoosier families find their dream floors. For some, that means a beautiful hardwood or a hardwood alternative. For others, it’s a soft and comfy carpet. Eco-friendly Carmelites choose flooring materials such as laminate or bamboo. But what about homeowners that don’t want to choose between comfort, aesthetics, and the environment?…

Infographic: Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Flooring

Finding sustainable alternatives to flooring materials will help decrease your impact on the environment, increase the value of your home, and save you money every month on your energy bill. You may be familiar with bamboo and cork, but what about the other popular options? Floor Coverings International of Carmel has created a guide to eco-friendly flooring for you…

Solid vs. Engineered: the Best Hardwood for You

Hardwood is the most popular flooring option among Hoosiers, and Carmel is no exception. Local homeowners love the durability, versatility, and aesthetics of hardwood more than any other flooring material. The only downside of hardwood is that you have to choose just one! At Floor Coverings International of Carmel, we help families in the greater Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, McCordsville, and Westfield area find their…

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…