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…
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…
Luxury Vinyl Tile

Luxury Vinyl Tile: A Growing Trend in Homes and Commercial Buildings

Vinyl tile has been around since the early 1920s, as people recognized the durability and affordable costs of this product. It could often be found in your grandmother's kitchen and bathroom due to its water resistance and scratch resistance. Over the intervening years, the appeal of vinyl tile decreased in homes as people looked toward…
Carpet vs. Hardwood Infographic

Carpet vs. Hardwood Flooring Infographic

Carpet and hardwood flooring are two of the most popular types of floors, but sometimes it can be hard to decide between the two! While they are very different, they both have their benefits. Carpet adds a warm feel to the room and is soft to step on while hardwood floors add a classic beauty and…
Patterned Carpet

What to Consider Before Buying Carpet

Carpet is a great way to create a cozy and luxurious atmosphere in any room. Carpet is fairly cheap, easy to maintain, and keeps the heat inside during the cooler months. While it may be easy to settle on the idea of carpet, deciding on the perfect one can take some research. There are tons…
Best Flooring for Pets

The 5 Best Flooring Options for Pets

It’s always best to take into account all members of the family before deciding on the perfect flooring. Houses that have pets and young kids are going to endure much more wear and tear on the floors than houses with just adults. With nails scraping across the floor and the occasional accident, not all types of flooring…
The Best Flooring for Your Child’s Bedroom

The Best Flooring for Your Child’s Bedroom

Trying to decide on the perfect flooring for the kid’s room? While you may be dreaming of beautiful espresso oak floors in the new nursery, there are a few factors to consider before committing. Those floors are going to go through a lot of wear and tear. Every week there will be spills, toys scratching…
Bamboo Floors

Bamboo vs. Cork Flooring

Bamboo and cork flooring are made from renewable resources and can add a unique touch to your home. Both are a great alternative to hardwood and even work in areas of the house with high levels of moisture like the laundry or bathroom. Bamboo prices are comparable to hardwood, and there are several varieties of…
What Tile is Right for Your Flooring Project

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile: What’s Right for Your Home?

If you’ve thought about adding tile to your kitchen floor, you’ve probably considered porcelain and ceramic as strong contenders for the job. Both of these popular tiling options offer durability and appealing looks, so how can a homeowner decide which flooring is the right fit for their home? This month, the team at Floor Coverings…