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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Infographic: Color Psychology & Your Flooring

Colors can impact our moods more than we realize, which is why it's such an important piece of interior design. Take a look at our latest infographic to learn how to use colors in your Kansas City home. Photo Credit: © United Photo Studio

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…

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…

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…

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…