Laminate flooring in Chesterfield

Laminate vs. Hardwood Flooring

Many Chesterfield homeowners love the look of hardwood, but with so many similar flooring products on the market, you may be struggling to decide which one is right for you. For example, laminate and hardwood flooring look incredibly similar, but offer different advantages. Our Floor Coverings International West County, MO team can help you learn more about both of these…
O Angelina

Interview with Popular Blogger O Angelina

Floor Coverings International West County, MO is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. St. Louis native Angelina Oberdan is the author of popular lifestyle/pet blog O Angelina (there’s a people version and a dog version). You can follow Angelina on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+. Please tell us a little about yourself. Layla, an…
Chesterfield Hardwood

Why Hardwood Floors Are a Great Investment

So many factors can influence the value of your home that are largely out of your control, such as changes in the city’s demographics, the quality of local schools, and other amenities. But you can exert a great deal of control over the value of your home with targeted remodeling projects, such as installing new…
Chesterfield Hardwood

3 Hardwood Alternatives

Many homeowners in the greater Chesterfield, O'Fallon, St. Peters, St. Charles areas love the timeless look of hardwood floors. Hardwood is durable, beautiful, and adds a classic look to any room. Despite the many benefits, hardwoods do require some maintenance, can’t be installed in rooms with high levels of moisture, and are one of the pricier flooring options. Thankfully, there…
Chesterfield Hardwood

An Overview of Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood

Hardwood adds a classic and timeless look to any home in the greater Chesterfield, O'Fallon, St. Peters, St. Charles areas. Installing hardwood also adds durability and value to your home. While solid and engineered hardwoods look the same on the surface, they are constructed very differently. The experts at Floor Coverings International West County, MO share the differences below so that you can make a…
Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring in Chesterfield

Exotic Hardwood Flooring: Is it Right for Your Home?

Are you shopping for hardwood flooring, but not wowed by the options? If you’re looking for wood floors that are more unique than your standard oak, maple, and cherry, you may want to consider exotic hardwoods. Materials like teak, mahogany, Brazilian walnut (ipe), and Brazilian cherry (jatoba) offer rich, luxurious colors and impressive durability. But…
Chesterfield Flooring

The Best Hardwood Flooring for Play Areas

You might think carpet seems like the obvious choice for a child's playroom or the family recreation area, but you might want to rethink that. With so many options on the market these days, your choices aren’t limited! The experts at Floor Coverings International West County, MO explain why hardwood makes a great flooring choice for play areas below. The…
St. Charles Hardwood

Benefits of Pre-Finished Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood can either be finished on site or before it is installed in your home. No one approach is perfect for every situation, but there are many conveniences that accompany pre-finished hardwood flooring. The experts at Floor Coverings International West County, MO highlight below a few of the biggest benefits of having your hardwood flooring finished ahead of time. No…
Chesterfield Hardwood Flooring

5 Flooring Trends For 2016

Flooring trends are important to be aware of. Whether you are the trendsetter on your block or you simply want to incorporate something new into your home, the trends can be explored. Some of the trends have to do with the material while others have to do with the way the materials are treated or…