warped hardwood flooring

When Is It Time To Replace Your Floors?

While great flooring can last decades or longer, the reality is this: your floors will have to be replaced at some point. How do you know when it’s time to find new floors? Floor Coverings International Ottawa East is proud to supply you with beautiful brand-new flooring. Keep reading to learn some surefire signs that it’s time to replace your…
plush carpeting

The Most Comfortable Flooring for Your Home

While function, style, and durability are all great qualities for flooring, sometimes your top priority is simply comfort. Floor Coverings International Ottawa East has you covered! We’ve compiled our top choices for the most comfortable flooring options available. Cork Flooring Cork flooring is a fun, distinct, and soft flooring that has recently grown in popularity among Ottawa homeowners. This…
ottawa east light dark carpet

Carpet: Light or Dark?

At Floor Coverings International Ottawa East, we believe in the right carpets for the right homes. There are so many types and colors of carpet that choosing one can be a dizzying prospect! Today we want to help Ottawa homeowners by covering the main differences between light and dark carpet. Here are our tips for determining which of these…
carpet damage

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…
custom area rugs Ottawa East

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…
freckles and cheeks

Interview with Freckles and Cheeks

Floor Coverings International Ottawa East is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Carly Chambers blogs about her life as a mom at popular parenting website Freckles and Cheeks. You can follow Carly on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Carly and I live with my…
Durable flooring for high traffic in Ottawa

Best Flooring for Active Homes

When you have kids, pets, and heavy foot traffic running through your Ottawa home, the last thing you want to worry about is your flooring. You need something durable that will stand up to the heavy traffic, without compromising on style. Here are our top picks for flooring in busy households! Hardwood Flooring Hardwood flooring…
carpeting ottawa flooring

Carpet Cleaning Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Carpeting has numerous benefits: it is durable, versatile, comfortable, and can match any décor. As the weather becomes colder, Ottawans spend more time indoors and appreciate the soft, warm feel of carpeting on their feet. Unfortunately, that time indoors can cause discomfort for people with dust and mold allergies. It is a common misconception that…

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…

Why You Should Consider Wool Carpeting

Wool carpet is, in many ways, the gold standard of the flooring world. Many fabrics try to imitate it, but few truly match the warmth, style, and durability that wool lends to a room. The Floor Coverings International team of Ottawa thinks you should be in the know about all that wool offers, so we’ve…