New Orleans Cork Flooring

8 Reasons to Install Cork Flooring in Your New Orleans Home

Mention cork and most people think about bulletin boards and wine bottle stoppers instead of flooring. Yet cork floors were popular from the early to mid 20th century and are now returning in popularity. Cork floors are attractive, durable, eco-friendly, appealingly retro, and dense (unlike bulletin boards). The experts at Floor Coverings International Metairie share eight reasons why today's…

Interview with Southern Designer Lisa Mende

Here at Floor Coverings International Metairie, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers and bloggers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own lives and homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce Lisa of Lisa Mende Design.…
New Orleans Hardwood

Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Flooring Types

Success in home décor requires intelligent choices in flooring for each room and area of your home. The most popular flooring types we’re seeing right now are hardwood, laminate, and vinyl, which all have distinct advantages and weaknesses. You’ll want to balance your preferences and budget with the use and location of the room. The…
New Orleans Hardwood

Classic Hardwood Flooring Alternatives

Hardwood flooring is absolutely gorgeous. It provides a natural and rustic look that can appeal to various interior design styles you may have going on throughout your home. The flooring can be used in every room of the home, though it is highly advised to consider placing a different type of flooring in the wet…
Dark hardwood floors

5 Hardwood Flooring Trends to Watch

Hardwood has endured through the years as an extremely popular flooring choice in Metairie and beyond. It offers a natural aesthetic in the home that no other material can match. As you look for a way to add unique qualities to your home, it is a good idea to be aware of the current flooring…