medina distressed wood floor

New Floors Made Old: All About Distressed Hardwood

New hardwood is indeed a sight to behold, if you ask the experts at Floor Coverings International Medina. That being said, let’s not forget about the worn, rustic beauty of distressed hardwood flooring! Distressing is the term for techniques in floor artistry that deliberately scratch, scuff, wear, and abrade wood floors in order to reproduce the effect of…
Luxury Vinyl Planks in Wadsworth

Kitchen Makeover on a Budget: Wood-Look Flooring

Designing a home that fits your needs and style does not have to be expensive. At Floor Coverings International Medina, we believe that everyone deserves to live in a home they love, so we put together a series on how to renovate your home on a budget, starting in the kitchen. Kitchen flooring is the second installation of…
Ebony hardwood floors in Wadsworth

5 Unique Hardwood Flooring Finishes

Hardwood floors are known for their timeless and versatile appeal. Though it's easy to pigeonhole this flooring into the category of “traditional” and “classic,” there are also plenty of bold and unique hardwood flooring finishes at your disposal. The final look will depend on the kind of hardwood you choose, as each species starts out with a specific…
Medina flooring trends

Infographic: 3 Trends to Try in 2018

Here at Floor Coverings International Medina, we want to help you craft the home of your dreams. If you are interested in starting a redesign project, contact us to learn about the hottest flooring trends and timeless styles to consider. We install hardwood, tile, carpet, laminate, and more, all at affordable costs for you. Contact us today for…
Flooring samples in Wadsworth

Floor Wars: Laminate vs. Hardwood

Many Wadsworth homeowners have difficulty choosing between laminate and hardwood flooring. Each option has its advantages; here's a quick head-to-head comparison from Floor Coverings International Medina to help you make your decision. Appearance Both hardwood and laminate flooring are available in a wide variety of styles, with many varieties of laminate designed to mimic real hardwood. However, although…
Prefinished hardwood flooring in Wadsworth

3 Benefits of Prefinished Hardwood Flooring

While shopping for new wood floors, you may have seen samples of unfinished and prefinished hardwood products.  While the prefinished hardwood floors are more expensive to purchase, they offer some advantages over the natural, unfinished hardwoods that you may also be considering for your Wadsworth home. Here are some of the reasons why our Floor Coverings International Medina experts appreciate prefinished flooring:…
Hardwood flooring in Wadsworth

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…
Laminate flooring in Medina

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…