New Orleans Carpet

4 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Carpet

Now that you’ve installed new carpet in your New Orleans home, it’s time to learn how to clean and maintain it. Carpeting can last for many years if it is properly maintained. The experts at Floor Coverings International Metairie share four tips for doing this below! Vacuum Regularly One of the best ways to keep your carpet looking…

Infographic: What is Travertine Tile?

Travertine tile is one of the most popular flooring surfaces for homeowners in the Metairie and New Orleans areas.  Floor Coverings International Metairie gives a quick travertine tile introduction in this infographic. Photo Credit: Photo travel VlaD
New Orleans Carpet

Tips for Pet-Friendly Carpet Selection

Your pets probably don't have a particular preference as to the carpet you put down in your home. However, you as the homeowner will be glad you chose the right carpet when your dog comes in with muddy feet or your cat tips over a glass of wine. The following are some considerations when picking…
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 Business Flooring

Choosing the Right Flooring Type for Your Business

Owning and operating a business requires you to make a lot of decisions — and choosing the right flooring is one of them. The flooring in your business setting will set the standard for the operations that take place there day-to-day. You need to consider the type of traffic that the space receives and the…
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 Tile Flooring

Improve Your Outdoor Space With Tile

Lots of people are familiar with tile flooring. Chances are that you grew up in a home with tile in your bathroom or kitchen. Today, tile can be found as a graceful, durable, and beautiful addition to any other room of the home, including outdoor spaces. The experts at Floor Coverings International Metairie share some tips for using…
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…

Interview with The Classy Woman

At Floor Coverings International Metairie, we love bringing you creative insight and perspectives from bloggers who are kind enough to share their wisdom and how they got started. Today we have an interview with Karla M. Davis, interior designer and longtime blogger at The Classy Woman. 1. Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Karla M.…