Janka Hardness Scale

Decoding the Janka Hardness Scale

Hardwood floors add a beautiful and timeless look to a home regardless of the color or type of wood. On the other hand, not all hardwood floors are created equal. This is why the Janka Hardness Scale is a great tool for picking out the right type of hardwood for your home. There are hundreds…
Low Ceiling Tips

How to Make Low Ceilings Look Higher

While a home with high ceilings and big windows is ideal, it isn’t always the reality when you’re trying to check everything else off of your dream home list. Low ceilings can make a room feel cramped or smaller, but it doesn’t have to feel that way. There are many small (and big) things that…
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Dark Vs. Light Hardwood Flooring

  If it’s time for new floors in your Pembroke, South Shore area home, you’re probably considering hardwood. Timeless and durable, hardwood is great option for a wide range of residential and commercial spaces. But once you’ve settled on hardwood you still have to choose a particular type and settle on a stain. One way to narrow…
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Best Floors for Pets

Anyone with pets knows that they aren’t just animals – they’re part of the family! Considering what flooring works best for you and your furry friend is no easy feat. At Floor Coverings International of Pembroke, we understand this and want to help you find the best possible flooring for all members of the family.…