Heather Helms

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…
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…
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 Is Luxury Vinyl Tile?

Luxury vinyl tile continues to increase in popularity due to its appearance, durability, and value. This isn’t your grandmother’s kitchen flooring - luxury vinyl tile is extremely stylish and can look just like slate and other natural stone tiles. Floor Coverings International of West County and the greater St. Louis area is bringing you a…

The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing Flooring

When it comes time to redo your floors, there are so many different options available it can be hard to pick only one. Hardwood, carpet, and tile are just a few flooring types and even then there are still hundreds of colors and designs to choose from. At Floor Coverings International of West County, we…

5 Benefits of Carpet

Carpet is a popular option among homeowners of all ages for many reasons. Whether it is price, appearance, or durability, carpet provides several advantages over other flooring types. At Floor Coverings International of West County, we want to help you find the best flooring for you and your home. We provide flooring services for the…

What’s the Deal with Bamboo Flooring?

One of the hot new trends for flooring today is bamboo. While it may not be as popular as hardwood, carpet, or other flooring types, bamboo is a unique material with many benefits. At Floor Coverings International of West County, we want to ensure that you select the flooring that is perfect for you and…