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Is It Okay to Vacuum Hardwood Flooring?

At some point, you’ve probably wondered whether it’s really okay to use a vacuum on your hardwood floors. Sure, it’s a heck of a lot faster than sweeping – but perhaps you’ve had some lingering doubts in the back of your mind about whether this timesaving method of cleaning was actually damaging your beautiful floors.…
Eco-Friendly Flooring in Media

Top Eco-Friendly Flooring Choices

With the creation of many new eco-friendly products, it’s no surprise that eco-friendly flooring has become very popular over the last decade. Cork and bamboo floors, for example, have been featured in interior design magazines for their beautiful appearance and “green” properties. Here at Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley, we believe that going green is more than just a…
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Infographic: Broadloom vs. Carpet Tile

Carpets offer comfort, durability, and versatility that Kennett Square homeowners love. Each style has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, and while one might be better suited for a bedroom or living room another is perfect for an office or basement. Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley is here to outline the differences between two popular styles to help you make the right choice…
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How To Protect Your Floors On Moving Day

Whether you are moving in or moving out, protecting the floor coverings in a home is an important, and often overlooked, part of the process. Learn how to make a move without damaging the floors with these tips from Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley. Protecting Carpet There is a lot that can damage a carpet…
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4 Tips for Extending the Life of Your Carpet

At Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley, we know carpeting. Homeowners in the greater Glen Mills, Kennett Square, Media area trust our quality products and expertise. Our customers often ask us for tips to extend the life of their new custom carpeting. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your new carpet stands the test of time. 1. Vacuum every…
Floating floor installation, Kennett Square PA

Guide to Floating Floor Installation

A floating floor is one of the fastest, easiest types of flooring installation, but it still has to be handled properly to get good results. Laminate, vinyl, and hardwood floors can all be installed floating, which means that they don't have to be glued or nailed down to the subfloor. Instead, the flooring itself clicks together…
Bathroom tile in Media

Top 4 Tile Trends for 2017

Tile is one of the best ways to bring personality and style to your Glen Mills, Kennett Square, Media area home through flooring. It’s available in an endless variety of colors, patterns and textures, and it’s durable enough to stand the test of time, even in the busiest households. Whether you’re looking for stone, porcelain or ceramic, these current…
Home Improvement Projects, Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley

5 Home Projects for the Winter Months

The weather outside is frightful, but that makes winter the perfect time to complete some indoor home improvement projects. Check these items off your to-do list this winter, before the temperature warms up and all thoughts turn to yard work! Cleaning Everyone has heard of spring-cleaning, but who actually wants to stay indoors cleaning the…