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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Carpeting

At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help families find their dream carpeting. New wall-to-wall carpeting is a big investment, which is why many of our Columbia customers are eager for advice on maintaining their new carpets. We are proud to provide quality products as well as quality advice to homeowners in the greater Columbia, Ellicott City, Cooksville, Clarksville, MD area. Here are five…
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Choosing the Right Carpet

When you choose carpeting, your options are endless. Carpets come in many materials, brands, and styles—not to mention colors! At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help homeowners in the greater Columbia, Ellicott City, Cooksville, Clarksville, MD area find the right carpeting for their homes. Here are some things to consider when you’re shopping for a new carpet. Material When it comes to carpeting…
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Why We Love Cut Pile Carpeting

Choosing the perfect carpet can be daunting. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, our expert staff helps Ellicott City homeowners find their perfect carpeting every day. One of the most popular carpet styles for these Howard County residents is cut pile. Here is some more information on this versatile carpeting option: What is Cut Pile? Carpeting can be broken…
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Interview with When Dogs Talk

At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the web’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features Sarah Hodgson of When Dogs Talk. You can follow Sarah on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Please tell us a little about yourself. I’m an author, a dog trainer, applied animal…
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Elements of the Perfect Children’s Playroom

Creating a room in your home that’s meant only to entertain your kids is guaranteed to alleviate a huge amount of stress. Your kids will be less likely to terrorize the rest of your home if they have a place meant for play, and the separation of a playroom from their bedroom will communicate that…
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How Your Flooring Can Help Control Allergens

The Center for Disease Control offers some interesting statistics on allergens and asthma in U.S. households. In 2011, about 25 million Americans suffered from asthma, and they expected that number to get higher each year. The question many health conscience people are looking to answer is how to decrease respiratory problems and lower indoor air…
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Know Your Carpet Pile

At Floor Coverings International Howard County we offer a huge selection of carpet styles for homeowners and business owners in the greater Columbia, Ellicott City, Cooksville, Clarksville, MD area. This is good because you can be sure to get carpeting that is perfect for you. However, the existence of a wide range of options can actually lead to what is sometimes called the “paradox of…
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Beginner’s Guide to Carpet Runners

Adding a carpet runner, or stair runner as some call them, to your home is a small change that can pack a big punch both when it comes to your interior design and your family’s safety. Choosing a carpet runner can sometimes stump homeowners, though, because the process is much different than choosing an area…