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Rethinking Hardwood Flooring Patterns

Hardwood installed in classic, straight planks is a look we all know and love. If you’re seeking something a bit more out of the box, though, Floor Coverings International Downers Grove has you covered. There are a variety of patterns for hardwood flooring, and we’re happy to guide you through them. Explore all your options, and maybe you’ll fall…
Hardwood Care in Downers Grove

Our Hardwood Maintenance Guide

Hardwood floors are one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. For homeowners in Downers Grove, cleaning and maintaining your hardwood is the most critical step to protect this investment. Your experts here at Floor Coverings International Downers Grove are here with our professional tips that will help your floor last for generations! Top Priorities No matter…
Wood flooring installation in Downers Grove

What is the Janka Hardness Scale?

Have you heard of the Janka scale? You may know the name if you’ve spent time shopping for hardwood floors. It’s a way of measuring and comparing the relative hardness of different wood species. The Janka scale is used throughout the flooring industry, and it’s particularly useful for comparing the toughness and durability of different…