The Janka Hardness Scale, Explained

Have you ever heard of the Janka hardness scale? It’s a method for comparing the toughness of different hardwood species. The Janka scale is also a useful tool when shopping for hardwood floors, since it can help you to predict the durability of different wood styles. If you are planning to install new hardwood floors…

3 Unexpected Flooring Trends for 2017

Here at Floor Coverings International Medina, we’re all about keeping up to date with current flooring trends. Often times, these trends are slick, modern styles, but recently, we’ve also seen a return to flooring that was once considered dated. Terracotta tile, terrazzo, and carpet tiles are all on track for resurgences in 2017. If you want to add…

4 Family-Friendly Flooring Ideas

For Medina homeowners with small children, health and safety is often a top priority. So if you make careful choices about what foods to feed your kids or what cleaning products to use around them, you should also pay attention to what kinds of flooring you have. More parents are learning that materials like carpet…