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Best Eco-Friendly Carpet Solutions

Many homeowners in the greater Lexington and Nicholasville areas are creating a healthy living environment by choosing eco-friendly materials for their home. This includes flooring materials, and today’s manufacturers continue to expand their selection of renewable and sustainable materials available to consumers. When it comes to carpet in particular, there are several eco-friendly options to…
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3 Tips for Making Area Rugs Work in Your Living Room

We’ve all seen pictures online of living rooms that are so flawlessly composed that they don’t look entirely real: the perfectly watered medley of plants; the accumulation of worldly tchotchkes on the mantel or tasteful side-table; the sun streaming in from some vast window onto the blissful furniture. And inevitably, lying peacefully in the center…
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Which Carpet Style is Right for You?

Installing new carpets is a big investment, and choosing the right style for your home is a decision that shouldn’t be made lightly. Between all the styles, textures, patterns, and colors available today, it can be hard to choose. The experts at Floor Coverings International Lexington have outlined some of the most popular and basic styles below. Read…
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Interview with Kyla Cornish of Mommy’s Weird

At Floor Coverings International Lexington, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of web’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features humor and parenting blogger Kyla Cornish of Mommy’s Weird. You can follow Kyla on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Periscope and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm currently an on…
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Choosing Carpet Color

  Selecting from a large range of potential carpet colors can be a difficult task. There are many factors you will want to consider. At Floor Coverings International Lexington we understand the struggle. Here are some things to think about that will help you decide! How much light does the room get? If the room where your carpet…

Keep Carpet Dust at Bay with These Easy Tricks

Dust is a reality of the world we live in, but it can be an especially painful thorn in the side of carpet owners. While low pile carpets are less likely to trap dust in their weaves, all carpets offer some space for dust to gather. This doesn’t mean, though, that those who are sensitive…

The 3 P’s of Picking Carpeting

Choosing to update your home is never an easy process. It can be expensive, stressful, time-consuming, and arduous. But at the end of it all, when you’ve got that pristine and beautiful newly updated space, there’s always a sense of accomplishment to let you know that the whole experience was worth it. All the same,…

A Guide to Natural Fiber Carpeting

One of the hottest trends in flooring recently has been to embrace eco-friendly building materials. Going green with your flooring choices is not only going to be good for the environment, but it can bring a whole host of benefits to your home as well. Natural fiber carpeting is unique and beautiful, adding a touch…

4 Foolproof Carpet Cleaning Tips

Wall to wall carpeting brings warmth and comfort to any home. Whether you choose high pile plush or flat berber, fanciful frieze or natural sisal, carpeting is a great way to insulate and make your home cozy. Unfortunately though, carpeting is also prone to stains and spills, and is harder to clean and maintain than…

The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Sisal Carpets

There’s been growing concern in recent years for the environment and sustainability. If you’re thinking of going green in 2015, then your floors are a great place to start. While bamboo and cork are great green alternatives to floor coverings like hardwoods, natural fiber rugs are excellent replacements for synthetic carpeting options such as nylon.…