Choosing the Right Floors for your Kitchen

Choosing a new kitchen floor can be a difficult task because the kitchen comes with many risks and requirements. The kitchen floor must be durable enough to handle spills, dropped dishes, and heavy foot traffic. If you spend a lot of time cooking, you will also want it to be comfortable. Making a list of…

All about Nylon Carpet

Nylon carpet is durable, stain resistant, recyclable, and comfortable. Learn about Nylon, and how it differs from Polyester! Durable: Nylon carpet is extremely resilient. It has the ability to bounce back from compaction almost instantly. Stain Resistant: Nylon carpet is treated with a stain and soil resistance treatment that prevents spills from setting and staining…

Floor Tile Trends to Watch in 2018

Why Tile? Tile and stone are available in a huge assortment of types, sizes, colors, and patterns, enabling your creativity to really shine! Grout color can be customized to fit with your design ideas. Stain resistant grout can be used for high-traffic areas like kitchens and entryways to ease maintenance. You can use accent colors, mosaics…

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

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…

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.…

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…

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…