The Three Best Flooring Types for Pet Owners

Pets become a loved and cherished part of a family, which is why the people here in the South Shore care enough to consider which flooring options will be the best for both them and their pets.Pembroke homeowners who are looking to renovate their floors and carpets should consider installing a pet-friendly option to make…

How to Maintain Your Hardwood Floor

Here at Floor Coverings International Pembroke, we know that hardwood floors are a major investment for homeowners. We also know that the #1 way to protect this investment is regular maintenance. That’s why we put together this guide to hardwood care for homeowners here in Pembroke.   First Priorities: Little accidents are unavoidable, especially for busy families. If…

Pros & Cons of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is a popular choice for homeowners in the Pembroke, Hingham, Plymouth and Hanover area. If it’s time for new floors in your home, it could be a great option to consider. But what are the actual benefits of this man-made flooring? Our experts at Floor Coverings International Pembroke are here to help you learn more, and find out if it’s…

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…

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…

5 Illuminating Facts About Slate Tile

Slate tile is a beautiful and durable flooring option, and a great investment. Natural stone materials like slate have been used as flooring for centuries. Its durability makes it easy to understand why. Whether you choose ceramic, travertine, porcelain or slate, a stone tile floor will last for years to come. But what are the…

Dark Vs. Light Hardwood Flooring

  If it’s time for new floors in your Pembroke, Hingham, Plymouth and Hanover 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…

Beginner’s Guide to Natural Carpeting

Are you interested in natural, sustainable, carpeting but not sure how to start your search? The experts here at Floor Coverings International Pembroke are ready to help. We’ve compiled a basic guide to the most popular types of natural carpeting. Read on to find the right natural flooring fit for your family.   Sisal—When most of…

Laminate Vs. Luxury Vinyl Tile

If you’re thinking about getting new floors and want something durable but affordable, you’ve probably thought about both laminate and luxury vinyl tile. At Floor Coverings International of Pembroke, we know that it can be confusing to understand the differences between these more modern flooring options. We want to help make the decisions easier by…

3 Signs It’s Time To Reseal Tile Grout

Grout is one of those things that often gets overlooked. At Floor Coverings International in Pembroke, our flooring experts want to help you remember to take care of it! One of the most important maintenance tasks is resealing your grout. This can be an especially easy one to forget because you don’t have to do…