hardwood flooring in ottawa

Buyer’s Guide to Hardwood Flooring

Buying hardwood flooring is undoubtedly a good investment, but there are a few important facts to keep in mind when picking a color, style, and type of hardwood for your Ottawa or Orleans home. Following are some tips from Floor Coverings International Ottawa East on the most important information for homeowners to consider when putting…
Ceramic tile in Ottawa

3 Flooring Options for a Spa-Like Bathroom

Creating a spa-like atmosphere in your Ottawa home bathroom is easy when you use the right materials. Natural products, luxurious finishes and low-maintenance are top requirements for bringing the feel of a spa home. Following are three recommendations for flooring that will meet these requirements and won’t break the bank. Natural Stone Tile Nothing says spa…

How It’s Made: Coir Carpet

Living “green” has become less of a trend and more of an enduring reality in our increasingly eco-conscious world. The move towards sustainability has touched every market, but in the flooring world especially, we’ve seen an explosion of options to help make your home as natural and environmentally friendly as possible. Here at Floor Coverings…

Thermal Mass and Flooring

Sustainability is the buzzword on everyone’s lips, including those of us in the flooring industry. If you’ve looked into sustainable floors, you’ve most likely run into the concept of “thermal mass.” The phrase can sound intimidating, but the reality of thermal mass in flooring is actually a concept most of us are already familiar with—there…

Office Flooring Options

Here at Floor Coverings International of Ottawa, we not only install carpet flooring for homes, but we install carpet flooring for commercial spaces as well. We understand how essential it is to make economically smart decisions while choosing the best flooring for your office. Our experts want to make the decision process as painless as…

The Best Flooring to Bust Allergies

Almost everyone has allergies, and it’s something homeowners should consider when choosing a new type of flooring in a home. Whether it’s a new home or a renovation project, it’s important to think about the best choice of flooring to help fix you and your family’s allergies. Though some allergies are year-round, most allergies occur…

Cork or Bamboo? The Kings of Eco-Friendly Flooring

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important priority for today’s homebuyers, and with the emphasis on green and renewable building materials growing, Floor Coverings International of Ottawa wants to make sure that you have the floors that are best for you home, as well as good for the environment. The two most popular and well-known green…