5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Hardwoods in St. Louis

Hardwood floors are a big investment but are also well worth it because they can last for decades. They are beautiful, classic, and add value to a home. The key to keeping your hardwoods in great shape is to regularly clean and maintain them. The experts at Floor Coverings International Arch City share some tips below to keep your…

What Type of Flooring is Best for St. Louis Hot Weather?

Not all types of flooring can handle the summer heat and the humidity that sometimes accompanies it. For homeowners in the St. Louis, MO area, consider the following flooring options. They will not only keep the home cool but are also resilient, durable and easy to clean. Tile Flooring Tile flooring is durable, easy to clean and…

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…

St. Louis Stain Removal 101: Getting Blood Out of Carpet

Maybe your dog just returned from the groomer with its nails cut too short. Or perhaps you unknowingly had a cut on your bare feet. You may have even nicked yourself while sewing. Whatever the cause, blood and carpeting aren't exactly a match made in heaven. In fact, when it comes to carpet stains, blood is…

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…

Interview with St. Louis Blogger Curly Crafty Mom

At Floor Coverings International Arch City, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of web’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features DIY and craft blogger Carrie of Curly Crafty Mom. You can follow Carrie on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Etsy, and Pinterest. Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Carrie and I…

Bamboo Flooring Tips: How to Care for Your Beautiful Bamboo Floor

For homeowners in the St. Louis, MO area, bamboo flooring has many advantages. It is eco-friendly, affordable, relatively easy to maintain, and more water-resistant than hardwood flooring. It is also available in a variety of colors, making it easy for you to select the flooring that will look best in your home or office. Even so, bamboo…

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…