The Most Durable Carpet for Your Home

Carpet is a great choice for creating a cozy, warm space in your Ottawa home. When you live a busy life, however, you need a carpet that can withstand damage. There’s a lot to take into consideration: carpet fiber, twist, density, style, and even color can impact durability. Floor Coverings International Ottawa East is here to guide you through the…

Top 6 Benefits of Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring has a rich and impressive history. The material itself was discovered back in the 19th century by a French physician. After decades of development and experimenting, vinyl began to be used as a substitute for rubber. In 1947, the first vinyl flooring was released by a Swedish company. In the 1950s and 60s,…

Infographic: 4 Ways To Use Area Rugs

Area rugs are a great addition to any home for two main reasons. First, they offer a simple way to completely transform your space with unique color, design, and texture. No matter your style, there is an area rug that can bring a touch of elegance and maturity to any room. Second, they are an…

Carpet Trends for 2018 (and Beyond)

Carpet continues to be a highly popular flooring choice for Ottawa area homes, especially in living rooms and bedrooms. However, trends in home décor and flooring technology have evolved this option in interesting directions. The following are some compelling carpet trends to consider implementing in your next flooring replacement or home remodeling process. 1. Waterproof…

5 Simple Tile Patterns to Transform Your Backsplash

Perhaps it’s time to upgrade your PVC backsplash panels. Replacing them with tile is a great way to add value to your Ottawa home. And tile offers a wide range of style options; choose from a multitude of colors, materials, and intricate patterns. The team at Floor Coverings International Ottawa East is here to help you with your selection.…

Infographic: 3 Unique Ideas for a Bathroom Remodel

Are you considering a bathroom remodel but don't know which styles to choose? Here are three of our favorites that can help you showcase your personality and craft a unique and elegant space. To get started, contact the experts at Floor Coverings International Ottawa East today! Photo Credits: © Jodie Johnson, © Wilm Ihlenfeld, © David Papazian, © SnappixPro,…

3 Ways to Add a Mudroom to Your Home

Mudrooms aren't just the stuff of country homes. They're the ideal place to shed and store rain boots, snow mittens, and other inclement weather gear during the Ottawa winter months. Having a dedicated space for these things means they, and the watery, muddy mess that tends to follow them, don't migrate into the main areas…

Hardwood Floors: Pros and Cons

Hardwood flooring in popular species such as maple, cherry, and hickory can add appeal, class, and value to your Ottawa area home. But is hardwood flooring right for every situation and housing type? Here are some pros and cons of adding hardwood floors to your house or condo from the team at Floor Coverings International…

Infographic: How to Increase the Value of Your Home

Depending on how long you plan to stay in your home, reflooring can be an excellent investment. Your local team of experts at Floor Coverings International Ottawa East are here to help you find the perfect style for your home. Let's take a look at a few of the most valuable flooring investments you could make.   Photo Credits:…