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How to Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are an important investment for your St. Charles home. Maintaining your floors is a vital part of protecting this investment. To get a clear picture of what you should do as a homeowner, our experts here at Floor Coverings International West County, MO have made this definitive guide to hardwood flooring care. Immediately No matter how careful you…
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…
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4 Carpet Maintenance Tips

Carpet flooring is a great way to add a warm and cozy feeling to a home. It provides insulation, a soft surface to fall on, and is available in many different looks! Regardless of the type of carpet chosen, it needs to be properly maintained to stay looking like new throughout the years. The experts…
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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…
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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…
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Interview with Kirkwood, MO’s Heather Helms

At Floor Coverings International West County, MO, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the Internet’s most successful interior designers and bloggers. Our latest interview features Kirkwood, MO resident Heather Helms of The Composed Interior and Schaub+Srote. You can follow Heather on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Instagram. What’s one of your favorite design pieces…
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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…
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Caring For Your Tile Floors

Tile flooring can be a beautiful addition to your home. Whether it is solely in the wet areas, or all over your home, it is important to know how to care for your tiles so that they look their very best. One of the benefits to having tile throughout your home is that it is…
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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…