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…

Interview with One Artsy Mama

Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Amy Latta is a design and DIY blogger at the popular website One Artsy Mama. You can follow Amy on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. At One Artsy Mama, our goal is to provide “honestly doable” projects that anyone can create,…

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…

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

If you’re in the market for hardwood floors, you have an important decision to make: solid or engineered? These are the two types of hardwood flooring, and though they look the same on the surface, they are constructed very differently. To decide which is right for your Media home, read up on these tips from…

Interview with Philadelphia’s The Painted Home

At Floor Coverings International Brandywine Valley, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the Internet’s most successful designers and bloggers. Our latest interview features Denise Sabia, who’s a Philadelphia-area DIYer, house flipper, and designer behind The Painted Home. You can follow Denise on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, and YouTube. Please tell us…

Refreshing Your Family Room For Fall

Fall is the perfect time to stay in and reconnect with family. Whether it’s family game night, football Sunday, or weeknight homework sessions, having a cozy family room where you can all spend time together is essential, especially in the chilly months we’re looking forward to in the Glen Mills, Kennett Square, Media area. Here are some easy tips…

How To Welcome Guests In With An Inviting Entryway

A homes' entryway can speak volumes about the people inside. When you’re welcoming guests into your home, the experience starts before they even step into the house. Creating an entry, both outside and in, that is warm and inviting will ensure your guests feel welcome and eager to come again. Making sure your home says “come…