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Tips for Dealing With Sand in Your Tropical Home

After a beautiful day at the beach, it’s never fun to discover that you’ve brought the outdoors home with you. And by the time you notice that your pant-cuffs, bags, or shoes were secretly transporting sand into your Oahu home, it’s everywhere! While it may not seem like a big deal to have a little…
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Popular Natural Stone Tiles for Honolulu Homes

Natural stone flooring can add a unique and sophisticated look to your Honolulu home. However, not every type of natural stone tile is ideal in every setting. Knowing what differentiates various tile options from each other can help you hone in on the perfect choice. Keep reading to learn more about four of the most…
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Interview with Interior Designer Breegan Jane

Floor Coverings International Oahu is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Breegan Jane is a talented interior designer and author of her own blog. You can follow Breegan on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Breegan, and I am an interior designer in…
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3 Ways to Transform Your Outdoor Spaces With Tile

Most of today’s homeowners are familiar with the benefits of tile. It’s an excellent flooring option, especially in the bathroom where it’s resistant to moisture and easy to clean. Another popular place to find tile is in the kitchen. Many homes have an attractive tile backsplash to help protect the walls from water and food…
Flooring Choices and Allergies

Flooring Choices and Allergies — Does it Make a Difference?

Flooring choice has a large impact on indoor air pollution and allergies. Indoor air pollution occurs from several different fronts, and while flooring plays a part, it is not always the biggest culprit. In this I-can-breath-easy-now blog, we look at flooring choices and indoor air pollution. We also look at some options to reduce allergens…

The Best Beach House Flooring

At Floor Coverings International of Oahu, we love spending time at the beach. There’s nothing better than enjoying the waves from the comfort of your seaside home. We often have customers in the Honolulu, Oahu area that ask what types of flooring are best for homes by the beach. This is an excellent question to ask…

Flooring Trend: Chevron Patterns

A new year means a new you, but a new year can also mean a new floor! Has your bathroom been looking drab and boring lately? Time to try new tile! Are you sick of your old carpet? Let’s lay some hardwood! But it’s 2015, let’s shake things up and try something trendy. Here at…
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Porcelain Tile Flooring vs. Slate Tile Flooring

Tile flooring has been used for centuries, and continues to be the hallmark flooring material for kitchens and bathrooms even today. It’s not difficult to see why though; tile flooring is durable, water resistant, versatile, and timeless. What’s not to like? It used to be that you were fairly limited in your tile choices though,…