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Pre-Finished or Site-Finished Hardwood Floors: Which is Right For You?

When choosing hardwood floors for your home, you have the option of selecting prefinished or site-finished wood planks. This is an important decision to make, and the experts at Floor Coverings International Oahu are here to help! Learn more about site-finished and prefinished wood floors below, and discover which one is perfect for your home. What’s The Difference?…
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The Perfect Flooring for Your Kitchen

Family gatherings, teaching your kids to cook, sneaking late-night snacks - the kitchen is, invariably, an important hub of your home. That’s why finding the right kitchen flooring is so important! The perfect floors need to be more than just practical - they should also be long-lasting and beautiful. Below, the experts at Floor Coverings International Oahu have…
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Water-Resistant Flooring Options for Your Hawaii Home

At Floor Coverings International Oahu, we understand the detrimental effects of humid conditions and frequent water exposure on flooring. Hardwood warps, carpet gets moldy, and expensive restorations or replacements have to be made. Fortunately, we have numerous water-resistant flooring solutions! Keep reading to discover our favorite water-resistant flooring choices for Hawaii homes. Porcelain Tile Porcelain tile is one…
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Floor Protection For Your Honolulu Holiday Party

With the holidays now in full swing, parties are a frequent occurrence. While these events can be a lot of fun, if you’re hosting you may be concerned about protecting the flooring in your Honolulu, Oahu home. Here are a few things you can do to help keep your floors looking great after the party is…
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Honolulu Flooring Ideas

Each room of the home has its own particular stylistic and performance needs when it comes to flooring. Here is a quick look at some flooring ideas for the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom to maximize comfort and also ensure that your Honolulu home looks as beautiful on the inside as it does on the outside.…
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Hardwood: to Stain or Not to Stain?

Hardwood can make for gorgeous, timeless, flooring, but a critical element of any hardwood floor is the color. Since it makes up the largest single element in a room, flooring will heavily dictate the ambience of a space, making it appear warm, rustic, expansive, cozy, formal, or any other quality. When it comes to choosing…
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Infographic: Getting Creative with Subway Tile

At Floor Coverings International Oahu, we have noticed many Honolulu, Oahu homeowners are loving the look of subway tiles in their homes! With all the buzz, we made this infographic of unique options to help you plan your next home design. You Might Also Like: Tile Trend: Colored Marble DIY Grout Cleaning Flooring Trend: Chevron Patterns Photos: Artazum, Monkey…
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Adding the Finishing Touch to Hardwood

Hardwood flooring can be a perfect match for nearly any interior design concept you can find in Honolulu. But how do you pick the perfect finish for hardwood when there are countless hues and glosses available? Here are a few factors to consider when selecting the perfect finish for your hardwood floors. Prefinished or not? When…
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Which Natural Stone Tile is Best for Your Outdoor Space?

Sure you may have thought about natural stone tiles for your indoor spaces, but have you considered them for the outdoors as well? Natural stone tiles are beautiful, exceptionally durable, and make ideal outdoor flooring for Honolulu homes. What better way to blend your home with the natural world than to use a natural material?…
Hardwood floor refinishing in Oahu

What to Expect When Your Hardwood Floors Get Refinished

Is it time to refinish your hardwood floors? It can seem like a daunting task but is an important step for maintaining the beautiful hardwood in your home. One of the huge benefits of hardwood floors is their longevity and they should be refinished every seven to ten years. Refinishing a hardwood floor is a…