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…

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…

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…

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…

Glass Tile in Chesterfield

Tile is a great addition to your Chesterfield home because it has a unique look and is very durable. You’ve probably heard of ceramic or porcelain tile, but did you know that glass tile is an option? Glass tile can be installed as flooring or as a beautiful backsplash in your kitchen or bathroom. There…

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…

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…

And 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…

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…