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Interior Design Trends and Their Flooring Match

When finding the perfect look for your St. Louis home, there are a variety of design trends to take inspiration from. To capture any look, it’s best to start with the basics - like your floors! Floor Coverings International Arch City has compiled some popular design trends and their best flooring matches. Minimalist A minimalist look should be simple,…
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Hardwood Flooring Hazards (And How To Avoid Them)

It’s no secret that hardwood floors can make a space beautiful and functional. We all enjoy the inviting aura of natural colors and the rugged look of wood grain, not to mention the peace of mind that comes with a material as dependable as hardwood. But if you’re considering hardwood floors for your St. Louis…
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Bamboo: The Pros and Cons Compared to Traditional Hardwood

Bamboo as a material has become very trendy and popular recently in St. Louis. Though it's often considered comparable to hardwood, there are many differences -- both in terms of positives and negatives. Bamboo is a superb material for specific situations, but there are areas in which hardwood may be preferred. The experts at Floor Coverings International Arch City
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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…
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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…
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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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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…
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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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Interview with Home Organization Guru Samantha

At Floor Coverings International of Arch City, we love bringing you creative insight and perspectives from bloggers who are kind enough to share their wisdom and how they got started. Today we have an interview with Samantha, home organizer and longtime blogger at Simply Organized. 1. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm Samantha - a…