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…

An 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…

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…

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…

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…

All About Cork Flooring

It’s not just for sealing wine bottles anymore. Cork as a flooring material has surged in popularity in recent years; however, many people are unaware that it is even an option. With so many features and benefits, cork should be on your list of potential flooring materials for just about any room of your home.…

Interview with The Decorologist

Here at Floor Coverings International West County, MO, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers and bloggers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own lives and homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce interior design extraordinaire Kristie Barnett of…