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St. Louis Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2017

Hardwood floors can provide your home or office with the elegance it deserves. For years, homeowners and designers have toyed with the idea of installing the “perfect floor.” The perfect floor should be one that complements your entire space from wall to wall. As a matter of fact, the right hardwood floors offer the perfect…
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Pros and Cons of Distressed Hardwood Flooring in St. Louis

Distressed hardwood is similar to hand scraped or reclaimed hardwood. It brings out texture, color, and grain variations and creates a floor with a unique personality and rustic charm. As with every flooring option, this hardwood variation has its benefits and drawbacks for you to consider before installing it in your home. Allow us at…
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Interview with The Cavender Diary

Floor Coverings International Arch City is thrilled to interview James Angus as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. James and his partner Jamie run the popular design blog The Cavender Diary. You can follow The Cavender Diary on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Houzz. Please tell us a little about yourself Howdy. I'm James Angus. I've spent most of…
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Brazilian Cherry vs. American Cherry Hardwood Flooring

The number of hardwood flooring options out there can be a bit overwhelming. Each one has its own unique look and benefits. At Floor Coverings International Arch City, we find it helpful to compare popular styles in order to help our customers find the best option for their home. Today, we are going to explore the benefits of Brazilian cherry…
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Fixing Squeaky Floors

Everyone has stepped on a squeaky floor at least once in their life, but do you know why it squeaks? The squeaky spot can be caused by a few different factors, including loose joints or a nail rubbing, causing noise. We know how annoying it can be, so Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake…