Engineered Hardwood: What Makes it Different?

Engineered hardwood is a great alternative to solid hardwood if you’re looking for something more durable and easier to install at a lower cost. Made with a thin cut of real solid hardwood layered atop high quality plywood, engineered hardwood maintains much of the feel and appearance of solid hardwood so you can get the... Read more »

Your Guide to the Most Popular Hardwoods

At Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue, we know there are an endless variety of hardwood species to choose from, and the task can be a bit daunting for homeowners searching for their next new floor. That’s why we are here to start with the basics: the well-loved, classic, and most popular hardwoods. Read on below!... Read more »

Environmentally-Friendly Hardwood Options for Your Home

While hardwood may be beautiful and timeless, not all options are eco-friendly. Are you concerned about the environmental impact of your flooring? At Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue, we're proud to connect Bellevue homeowners with a variety of eco-friendly hardwood options. Below, we’ve compiled our favorite environmentally friendly hardwood and wood-look flooring choices for your... Read more »

Laminate Flooring for Bellevue Living Rooms

What are the pros and cons of laminate for living room floors? Well, laminate flooring in the living room is a popular choice for homeowners on Seattle’s Eastside who wish to make living room floor upgrades without spending a lot of cash. Many styles of laminate flooring are beautiful to look at, especially plank styles that faithfully... Read more »

The Versatility of Greige Carpet

“Greige” is a term that floats around the evolving world of home decor, but it can be a little dense to break into. Of course, at Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue, we are always at the ready with exciting new trends in home beautification with an emphasis on spectacular flooring. Make no mistake - greige... Read more »

The Perfect Carpet Color For Your Bellevue Home

Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue offers a variety of colors and styles for your carpets. We’re dedicated to helping the people of [franchise_area_served] personalize their homes to perfection. Along with fabric and style, color is another major choice to make when choosing the carpet that’s right for you. We understand that there are hundreds of... Read more »

The Care and Keeping of Grout

Here’s the scene: the team at Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue has just installed fresh tile in your local bathroom. It’s glistening and the whole room looks brand new. Maybe your tile is a vintage-y, mint green ceramic. Maybe it’s certified porcelain in gorgeous, eggshell white. Either way, your new floors will surely stand the... Read more »

Top Flooring Trends For 2018

We can’t believe it’s almost February! But don’t worry, there’s still time to start this year off right by installing your dream floors. At Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue we’ve been keeping an eye out for new flooring trends, perfect for homes here on Seattle’s Eastside. Scroll through these 2018 flooring ideas and get inspired!... Read more »

The Basics on Tile Types & Variations

Selecting the right flooring can be daunting. At Floor Coverings International® of Bellevue, we want to help. We offer free, in-home consultations with our design associates and bring all our flooring samples with us in our mobile showroom. If you are considering installing tile in your home, check out the infographic below which describes the... Read more »

Finishing School: Pre-finished Hardwood Floors

In the past, hardwood flooring was always installed as unfinished planks before being “finished” on-site with a protective layer, like a sealant or a wood stain. But in recent years, many manufacturers have started to produce pre-finished hardwood options. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of pre-finished hardwood, one of the great hardwood... Read more »

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