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Design tips, flooring industry news, info about the latest products, and updates from our three North Carolina showrooms.

How To Layer Area Rugs On Carpet
The next thing you do after having your hard surface floors installed is to find that perfect area rug to complete your room. But, if you have wall-to-wall carpet in a room, you may not have even considered adding an area rug. After all, carpeting gives you softness and comfort…
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The Best Flooring For Your Laundry Room
When it comes to the laundry room, many prioritize functionality over style. What if there was a way to bring style and substance into your laundry room without sacrificing durability or functionality? When it comes to the flooring of your laundry space, this is most certainly a possibility. At NC that help create creative…
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays
The holiday season is officially upon us, and it’s time to prepare your home for the holidays. Here at Leicester Flooring in Hendersonville, NC, it’s our favorite time of the year! We can already hear Santa’s sleigh bells faintly jingling. Have you started to prepare your home for…
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How to Protect Your Hardwood Over the Holidays
The holidays are not only a stressful season for our minds and bodies, but they can also be stressful for our homes as well. All of the merrymaking brings snowy boots, spilled eggnog, and scratches and scruffs to your beautiful hardwood flooring. If you’ve recently purchased new hardwood from [Retailer…
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Choosing the Best Carpet
School has been back in session, the family calendar is full, and cooler months are finally rolling in. With this, many homeowners are considering sprucing up their homes with new carpet before the holidays. Is new carpet on your pre-holiday wishlist? If so, the team at Leicester Flooring in [Retailer…
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How to Embrace Hygge This Season
Cooler temperatures are finally upon us in most parts of the country, and we’re focusing our attention on the inside of our homes as we prepare to bundle up. Here at Leicester Flooring in Hendersonville, NC, we're noticing a trend that the Danish people call 'hygge (pronounced as…
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Fabulous Flooring Sale
Summer is slowly winding down and we're all getting ready for the back-to-school season here at Leicester Flooring in Hendersonville, NC. The summer season always goes by much too fast, and we're savoring the final days of splashing in the pool, vacations to the beach, juicy watermelons, and…
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Customer Appreciation Sale at Leicester Flooring
This summer, in , is celebrating YOU, our loyal customers. We’re proud to be part of your community, your homes, and your families here in . To thank you for your loyalty, we’re offering up to $500 off select Shaw Floors from July 15 to August 18 during the Customer Appreciation Sale. Join us for…
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Leicester Flooring: A Christ-Centered Business Helping Its Community
The Rev. Shane Roughton, pastor of Refuge Church in Sylva, needed a little help. Or, rather, a couple of his church members did. A young couple, ages 19 and 21, were taking on a big responsibility: raising two younger siblings at a time when they were just beginning their lives…
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Governor’s Residence
Leicester Flooring was honored during Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration to put a premium quality Masland carpet in the Governor’s Western Residence on Patton Mountain. We donated a significant portion of the project because the residence serves such an important purpose.With the help of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, the residence…
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Bear Facts
Longtime installer Chad Silver thought he had seen it all when it comes to laying carpet in homes and business throughout Western North Carolina. But Chad had a new experience while working on a job in the Mountain Aire development in the Burnsville area.Mountain Aire is a gated mountain community…
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Luxury Vinyl
What’s all the fuss about luxury vinyl tile, commonly called LVT? What makes it the fastest-growing flooring category? Well, it’s not your grandmother’s kitchen vinyl. And it’s not the vinyl composition tile (VCT) that you see in grocery stores and other commercial spaces.Luxury vinyl basically is vinyl’s answer to ceramic…
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Why the Name Change?
We have been known as Leicester Carpet for 45 years. We were founded in 1971 and have loved being a part of your community and putting down beautiful flooring in your homes at an affordable cost. Throughout the years, we have been asked, “Do you sell hardwood?' “Do you know…
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Why Carpet?
In recent years, carpet has developed a bad rep. It is common to find homes with hardwood throughout the entire house, even in the bedroom. While there is nothing wrong with choosing hardwood or other flooring types, carpet should not be overlooked. One of the reasons people are becoming turned…
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