Cleaning Hardwood Floors in West County, MO

Top Tricks For Cleaning Hardwood

Spoiler alert: you’re using the wrong mop to clean your hardwood! In St. Charles, our customers love hardwood flooring for their homes, but many of them don’t know these key tips for keeping their hardwood investment squeaky clean. At Floor Coverings International West County, MO, we want our customers to get the most out of their hardwood flooring, so we…
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…
Mosaic tile in St. Charles

3 Vintage-Inspired Flooring Ideas

Want to give your St. Charles home a sense of vintage, historic charm? Whether your house is a hundred years old or brand new, you can add old-fashioned touches to give it warmth and character. For example, replacing your flooring is one high-impact way to change the feel of your space. That’s where Floor Coverings International West County, MO comes…
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 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…
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…