Four Best Backsplash Materials in Akron

Backsplashes are a critical but often overlooked part of kitchens in Akron. In addition to protecting your walls from unsightly stains and messes, backsplashes add a unique elegance to your kitchen. We love helping clients with their backsplashes here at Floor Coverings International Cleveland South and we have the best materials for yours. See our favorites here! Granite Granite…

Top 3 Stone Tile Flooring Choices

For centuries, natural stone has been used in art and architecture to create iconic monuments that still stand today. The Coliseum of Rome is made of travertine, and Michelangelo’s statute of David was carved from marble. With the longevity and beauty natural stone has to offer, it’s no wonder that it has become a staple…

Interview with Real Estate Staging Stylist Kim Ausbury

Floor Coverings International Cleveland South had the great pleasure of interviewing Kim Ausbury, a successful and talented property stylist and owner of Staged and Styled. Follow Kim and her team on Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and on their blog!   Please tell us a little about yourself. I have been in the real estate staging industry for 12 years. I got started…

Pros & Cons of 3 Popular Hardwood Species

Homeowners in the greater Akron area love hardwood because it is durable and classic. With so many hardwood species, styles, and looks out there, it can be a bit overwhelming deciding on the best option. The experts at Floor Coverings International Cleveland South outline everything you need to know about 3 popular hardwood species: oak, walnut, and maple. Oak…

Can Linoleum Make a Comeback in Your Home?

Linoleum was once the most popular choice for the American kitchen due to its durability, water resistance, and comfort under foot. This ideal kitchen floor was overshadowed by the growing popularity of its synthetic cousin, vinyl, in the ‘50s. While both products have evolved over the years to keep up with modern demands, linoleum claims a…

How to Get Rid of the “New Carpet” Smell

As many homeowners have discovered, new carpeting often has a distinctive, unpleasant smell. This can in some cases be made even worse by certain adhesives used to glue the carpet to the floor. Thankfully, you do not have to simply put up with the bad smells, hoping they go away sometime soon. Following are some…

5 Tips for Cleveland South Pet Owners with Hardwood Floors

Just because you have pets doesn’t mean you can’t still have beautiful hardwood floors in your Cleveland South home! Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any room of the house that brings style and class to a room. The experts at Floor Coverings International Cleveland South share some tips for keeping your hardwood floors looking great even with pets…

Carpet Pile 101

Are you familiar with terms like pile height, loop pile, or cut pile? If you went carpet shopping, would you know which style of carpet to choose for your needs? For beginning carpet shoppers, understanding pile is essential to making an informed purchase. Fortunately, our Floor Coverings International Cleveland South experts are happy to help! If you’re in the…

Interview with Architect & Blogger Stefan Hurray

Floor Coverings International Cleveland South is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series.  Stefan Hurray is a residential architect and blogger of website ArchitectDesign. You can follow Stefan on Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Be the change you want to see in the world!! What's one of your favorite design pieces you have in your…