Infographic: Updating Your Home for the New Year

Start the new year off right by freshening up your home! Whether you simply want to make a small change or you're looking to complete a total renovation, our experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West know just the thing that will make all the difference in your home. Our guide below will help you come up with ways…
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Preparing Your Home for the Holidays in Overland Park

For many homeowners, the holidays are a time for hosting family gatherings or seasonal parties. For this reason, it is important to protect your floors and guest-proof your home to guard it from potential party fouls. To make this process easier, the experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West have created a checklist of things to do to prepare…
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Infographic: Solid, Engineered, and Laminate Hardwood.

Here at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West, we know just how much local homeowners love the hardwood look. While solid hardwood plank flooring is the most traditional way to get the wood look, engineered hardwood and laminate plank flooring are also great options that come with their own set of unique qualities. The differences between these hardwood and hardwood-look…
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Choosing Between The 3 Most Popular Hardwood Species

It’s difficult to go wrong with hardwood. This flooring material is traditional, timeless, and certainly one of the most popular flooring choices for local homeowners. That being said, it can be difficult to determine which species of hardwood will be best for your Shawnee home. In order to help you make your decision, the experts…
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Why You Should Consider Blonde Hardwood

Once you decide to install new hardwood in your Overland Park, Shawnee, Lenexa, Prairie Village area home, it’s time to decide on the look you want. With so many different options, it can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully we’re here to help! In recent years, blonde hardwoods have increased in popularity due to their neutral and classic look. Read below…
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How to Deal with a Flooded Hardwood Floor

Hardwood flooring can sustain a great deal of water damage in the event of a flood, leak, burst pipes, or water heater failure. Thankfully, all is not lost even if your floor looks like a total disaster. Following are some tried and proven ways from the experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West to save hardwood flooring that has…
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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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6 Tips for Cleaning & Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Homeowners in the greater Overland Park, Shawnee, Lenexa, Prairie Village areas love the durability and beauty hardwood floors bring to their home. Whether you’ve installed cherry, oak, or maple hardwood, it’s going to require a bit of maintenance to keep your floors in good shape. Read below for 6 tips from the experts at Floor Coverings International Kansas City West for cleaning and maintaining your…
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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 Olathe 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…