Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

Environmentally friendly flooring is found in a growing number of American households, and Columbia homes are no exception. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help families in the greater Columbia, Ellicott City, Cooksville, Clarksville, MD area find flooring that is as sustainable as it is stylish. Read on for more information about a few of our favorite guilt-free flooring options. Cork Yes, the…

Use Hardwood to Take Advantage of Natural Light

Columbia residents love the look and feel of hardwood. In fact, they choose hardwood over any other flooring material. The benefits are clear: hardwood is durable, versatile, and gorgeous. But above all, hardwood is cherished for its ability to add light and warmth to any room of the house. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help homeowners in the…

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…

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…

How to Choose Between Hardwood and Laminate

There is hardwood flooring, and there is flooring that looks like hardwood. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help families living in the greater Columbia, Ellicott City, Cooksville, Clarksville, MD area choose between laminate hardwood and the real thing. Both flooring materials have many benefits. The best available option depends on your taste, budget, and time for maintenance. What's the Difference? High quality…

What’s in a Name: Choosing the Right Oak

At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help families find the perfect floors for their homes. Many Columbia homeowners choose oak hardwood for their custom flooring projects. In fact, oak is by far the most popular hardwood species in the United States. This handsome hardwood is native to North America where it is sustainably harvested. Many of our customers…

Interview with Sykesville’s A. Lynn Design

Floor Coverings International Howard County is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Andrea Lynn Orndorff is Owner and Principal Designer at A. Lynn Design in Sykesville, MD. You can follow Andrea on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Houzz. Please tell us a little about yourself and your company. As a left-brained creative, I…

Keep Your Hardwood In Tip-Top Shape

The first American settlers used hardwood to build their homes. They prized local oak and maple for its strength and versatility. Today, hardwood is as popular as ever and serves as a reminder of our industrious American spirit. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help Columbia families find the perfect hardwood for their homes. Many of our customers…

3 Tips for Choosing Tile in Columbia, MD

It’s hard to decide on a type of flooring for your home. Should you go with a dark and elegant hardwood, or perhaps a chic luxury vinyl tile? Much of this decision comes down to a room’s function. For kitchens and bathrooms, many homeowners choose tile. At Floor Coverings International Howard County, we help Columbia residents find the perfect…