Top Carpet Trends of 2017

Carpet is a timeless flooring option in Charleston and the Lowcountry. Classic carpet will never go out of style, but these days, homeowners are increasingly taking risks with their carpet and breaking free from typical looks. Our experts at Floor Coverings International of Charleston have noticed these four carpet trends on the rise in 2017,…

Interview with Charleston Lifestyle Blogger Michiel Perry

Floor Coverings International of Charleston had the pleasure of interviewing Michiel Perry, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Black Southern Belle. Her lifestyle blog is "focused on African-American women with a Southern connection" and touches on everything from culture, design, food, fashion, art, career, and more. Follow Michiel on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.   Please tell us a little about yourself. I…

What You Should Know about Mixed Hardwood and Tile Flooring

There are many ways to mix hardwood and tiles to create a flooring combination that is both impressive and durable. At Floor Coverings International of Charleston, we love providing our customers with unique ideas for their Charleston home. If you aren't sure if this type of flooring is right for your home, consider a few of the most common…

How Hardwood Floors Can Help with Allergies

When you or anyone in your family has an allergy, you’ll want to take steps to make sure that your home is as free of contaminants as possible. A home that’s outfitted with wall-to-wall carpeting can make things harder for allergy sufferers. Instead, people looking to improve the quality of their indoor air will opt…

Two Easy Tips for Your Hardwood Kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of your home and hardwood floors are the perfect design choice for this functional space. The warmth of hardwood adds a sense of comfort, which will contrast with your sleek faucets and appliances to create a classic yet modern feel! You’re imaging a hardwood kitchen in your Lowcountry home right now,…

Interview with Design Enthusiast Quanda Allen

Floor Coverings International of Charleston is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Quanda Allen is an extremely talented design enthusiast and author of her own blog. You can follow Quanda on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube. Tell us about yourself. From as far back as I can remember I have always had at…

Charleston’s Best Bedroom Flooring Options That Aren’t Carpet

Many homeowners in the Charleston, Mountain Pleasant, and the Lowcountry areas prefer to sink their feet into plush carpet when they wake up in the morning. Carpet certainly has its perks, but is not the only option for a comfortable and attractive bedroom. If you're looking to change it up a bit, consider differentiating your bedroom with…

4 Pet Friendly Flooring Options for Lowcountry Residents

Owning pets means that you need to put some extra thought into the right flooring for your home. Doing so can provide you with beautiful, long lasting floors that also offer you great value. Our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International of Charleston offer a few options to consider. Bamboo Flooring Bamboo flooring is a popular choice for homes with pets…

Hardwood Flooring vs. Wood Look Laminate

This post is for anyone torn between investing in hardwood flooring or installing wood look laminate. To get to the bottom of this dilemma, the experts at Floor Coverings International of Charleston will match these two against each other to see how they compare. Keep reading to learn which one will emerge as champion! Round One: Performance Hardwood is…