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3 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Carpet Color

Kid at a candy store, or cruel conundrum? There’s so much to consider when you’re deciding on a new carpet, you might sometimes feel completely lost. Of course, that’s why the Floor Coverings International Kansas City West experts are here. Check out this handy list of things to keep in mind as you decide on a color for the carpet…
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Top Flooring Trends of 2017

There are a handful of flooring options that have taken center stage this year as the most popular floors of 2017. Some of these choices have been on the rise for a while, and others have only recently become popular. The flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West have found that hardwood alternatives and eco-friendly floors in particular…
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4 Bathroom Floor Alternatives to Classic Tile

Tile is a very popular bathroom flooring choice due to its water resistance and durability. Some homeowners in the greater Overland Park area, however, want to switch it up! If you’re looking for an alternative to the classic bathroom tile, the experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West have outlined our favorite options below! Luxury Vinyl Tile One of…
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An Overview of Natural Stone Tiles

Tile is a beautiful addition to any room of the house and is a popular choice in the greater Overland Park area. Natural stone tiles can be used as a classic flooring choice or to make a bold statement, depending on how they are installed. The experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West outline the different looks and benefits…
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Bamboo Flooring Basics

Bamboo has gained popularity in recent years as a viable flooring option. Though many people have a visual in their heads that involve bamboo as a hollow tree growing in patches that giant panda bears like to eat, it is so much more. In fact, bamboo is not a tree at all, and it isn't…
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Deciding Between Solid Hardwood & Laminate

If you want the look of hardwood in your Overland Park home, there are several hardwood alternatives to pick from. One of the most popular hardwood alternatives across the United States is laminate. Laminate provides the stylish and timeless look of hardwood with the easy installation and maintenance of laminate. If you’re trying to decide…
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Hardwood for Overland Park Pet Owners

Many Overland Park homeowners think that dogs and hardwoods don’t mix. Floor Coverings International Kansas City West is here to tell you that, while it may take a little extra work, it is possible for the two to coexist! Our furry friends with their long nails and dirty paws pose dangers for luxury hardwood. Follow these tips so you can…
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Key Flooring Terms When Shopping For Hardwood

Many an unsuspecting Overland Park owner has started to research hardwood flooring, only to be overwhelmed by a slew of confusing industry jargon. Floor Coverings International Kansas City West is here to help! Keep reading for list of important terms you should know to be “in the know” when it comes to hardwood flooring! Hardwood Floor Types: Solid Wood — each individual plank is made…
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The Differences Between American & Brazilian Cherry Hardwood

Cherry hardwood is a popular flooring choice in the greater Overland Park, Shawnee, Lenexa, Prairie Village areas because it brings a classic and elegant look to any room. Not all homeowners realize that there are actually two different types of cherry hardwood: American and Cherry. One is the American cherry tree, which is commonly grown in North America, and the…