Low-Maintenance Flooring for Busy People

Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley understands that you live a busy life, and you need floors that don’t eat up your time. We’ve compiled our favorite low-maintenance, durable, easy-to-clean flooring, so you can direct your time and energy to other things in life. Hickory Hardwood Flooring Hardwood is often considered a “high-maintenance” flooring, but the truth is, it’s one…

Infographic: Flooring Styles for Each Room

The experts at Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley understand that the rooms in your home all attract varying levels of attention, and different flooring styles have a variety of benefits and quirks to consider before installing. We've created a comprehensive list of the best flooring styles to choose from. To view samples and learn more about each material, schedule…

Top 3 Rooms for Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Unlike solid hardwood, which is simply wood through and through, engineered hardwood flooring is constructed by placing a thin piece of wood over several layers of plywood. The resulting structure of engineered hardwood is slightly more stable than solid wood, imbuing it with a greater ability to resist water damage. This quality allows homeowners to…

5 Bathroom Flooring Tips and Ideas

Renovating a bathroom can fill you with creative visions, but it can also be daunting. One of the toughest decisions to make can be the flooring. What will be the most durable, water-resistant, slip-resistant and attractive choice for your décor? Here are five tips and ideas from the team at Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley…

Infographic: Hardwood Know-How–Decoding Common Hardwood Names

At Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley, we want you to be informed about your new hardwood floors. Exotic hardwood products have several names associated with them, which can lead to confusion. Check out the infographic below to learn more about three common exotic hardwoods: Brazilian Walnut, Brazilian Cherry, and mahogany. Photo Credit: © Tono Balaguer © Mark Bernard ©…

Best Flooring Options for Radiant Heat

As winter approaches in the Kennett Square area, you want to keep your home warm and cozy. But however high the thermostat, cold flooring can still send a shiver up your spine. Radiant floor heating can be the right type of system for your home when you want a warm floor along with a warm…

Plank Flooring Trends Well Worth a Look

Plank flooring has a lot going for it. It can be made from various materials, looks good in almost any room of the home, and it creates a classy ambiance that is sure to be in style for the foreseeable future. Following are some great plank flooring trends from Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley that…

Infographic: 3 Easy Ways To Embrace Fall in Your Home

Is your home ready for the fall season? Here are three home improvement projects you can start to protect your flooring, keep your home warm, and get into the sweater-weather spirit! Your local team of experts at Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley can help you out, just give us a call! We proudly serve Glen Mills, Kennett Square, Media, and beyond. Photo Credits:…

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…