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.…

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…

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…

8 Terms to Know When Buying Carpet

The decision to purchase new carpet for your Media home may be an easy one, but shopping for new carpeting can be a confusing experience. Use this quick guide to common carpet terms from the experts at Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley to help make the process a little easier. Pile Pile covers a variety…

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…

Interview with Riss Home Design

Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Marissa Pastin is a graphic designer, blogger, and author of her website Riss Home Design. You can follow Riss on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Etsy. What's one of your favorite design pieces you have in your own home? One of my…

Top Tile Options for Basement Flooring

Tile is an excellent basement flooring option. It will not sustain water damage from leaks, sewer problems or excess humidity. It is durable and easy to clean, making it the perfect place to drop messy gear, laundry or pet products. And it is available in a wide variety of materials and styles. Following is an…

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…

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…

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…