Is Travertine Tile Flooring Right For You?

Tile comes in a wide variety of materials, styles, colors, and patterns that are great for use as flooring, countertops, and backsplashes. One variety of natural stone that is a popular choice for tile in Lexington homes is travertine. Travertine is a type of limestone that forms around mineral spring deposits. It is also one…

4 Commercial Flooring Options

Commercial environments in Lexington, KY, differ from residential ones in many ways. However, when it comes to flooring, the big differentiator between these two environments is the amount of foot traffic each receives. While a home likely consists of only a handful of people coming and going throughout the day, commercial businesses may have hundreds,…

Unique Bamboo Flooring Ideas for the Kitchen

Stylish, affordable, and durable, bamboo is the perfect flooring material for eco-friendly kitchens in Lexington, Kentucky. One of the greatest benefits of this flooring option is its versatility. From rustic farmhouse style to exotic sophistication, bamboo can be used to pull off just about any kitchen look imaginable. If you're on the hunt for a…

Interview with Love & Renovations

At Floor Coverings International Lexington, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from successful design bloggers across the globe. Our latest interview features Amanda of Love & Renovations who shares how she got her start and her latest design secrets! You can follow Amanda on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm a…

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring: Which to Choose?

One of the decisions you’ll make when installing hardwood flooring in your Lexington home is whether you use solid or engineered wood. Here we’ll explore the similarities and differences between the two, as well as their pros and cons. Solid Hardwood Flooring As the name implies, solid hardwood flooring is just that. It’s milled from…

Interview with Brandy of Gluesticksblog.com

At Floor Coverings International Lexington we love bringing you creative insights, perspectives, and a bit of personal history from interior designers and DIY bloggers. Today we are very excited to be sharing an interview with Brandy Nelson of Gluesticks, a blog about home design and creative DIY projects.   Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a…

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…

The Dos and Don’ts of Hardwood Flooring

  Hardwood flooring offers great durability, natural beauty, and timeless style. It is an excellent investment in your home. Here are some things to do, and not do, when choosing hardwood flooring and when maintaining it. Follow these tips to keep your hardwood floors looking great!   The Don’ts: Don’t install hardwood flooring below grade…

New Home and Remodeling Marketplace Show

Interested in home improvements? Plan to attend the upcoming New Home and Remodeling Marketplace Show running from February 26th through the 28th at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Floor Coverings International will again be an exhibitor and owner Jonathan Wilk will host a live session on the latest trends in residential flooring at 12:30…