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Choosing the Right Oak: Red vs. White

At Floor Coverings International Metro East, we help customers in the greater O'Fallon, Edwardsville, Belleville area find their dream hardwood. For many Belleville families, that is oak. This strong, dependable flooring option is the most popular hardwood in the United States, and it comes in two varieties: red oak and white oak. Read on for more information about how to choose…
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Interview with Lifestyle Blogger Tina Basu

Floor Coverings International Metro East is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Real Estate Influencer Interview Series. Tina Basu is a popular lifestyle blogger and food blogger. You can follow Tina on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+. Please tell us a little about yourself. Since my childhood I have been a creative person – I like colors,…
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3 Hardwood Flooring Myths

At Floor Coverings International Metro East, we help families living in the greater O'Fallon, Edwardsville, Belleville area find their dream flooring. Part of our job is educating our customers about their flooring options. Hardwood floors have long been one of the most popular choices for O’Fallon homeowners who love its beauty and utility. Oftentimes we hear that a customer would love…
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3 Benefits of Hardwood Floors

At Floor Coverings International Metro East, we help families find the floors of their dreams. Many O’Fallon homeowners choose hardwood for their new custom flooring projects. Hardwood flooring is an O’Fallon tradition. The first settlers in the region used native trees to build strong, beautiful floors. Today, many O’Fallon families furnish their homes with the same varieties of hardwood:…
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Choosing Between Solid & Engineered Hardwood Flooring

The beauty of hardwood floors in many Edwardsville homes today is unsurpassed by any other floor covering. Style versatility and the ability to retain its beauty over time is what many homeowners look for when choosing a floor. Hardwood floors are manufactured in a variety of wood species, but some of the most popular include…
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Benefits of Light Hardwood Flooring

Looking for a durable yet attractive flooring that will establish a charming and quaint feel in your Edwardsville, IL, home? You may be the perfect candidate for light hardwood, which, while less exotic than many darker hues, has its own rustic appeal. Pale hardwood flooring isn't for everybody, but if you ditch the traditional richer…
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The Origin & Design of Craftsman Style Homes

Craftsman style homes are a common style here in the Edwardsville, Illinois, area. This style is highly sought after by many homebuyers for its classic look that can also have a modern flare. Have you ever wondered where this popular style came from? Read on for a look into the origins of craftsman style homes…

Interview With Dayka Robinson Designs

Floor Coverings International Metro East is thrilled to introduce talented interior designer and blogger Dayka Robinson. Dayka does amazing design and renovation work, runs a successful blog, and even hosts her own podcast. Her philosophy on life? "I believe you should seek to design your home & life around the things you love…but always be grateful for the things…

Why Choose Hand Scraped Hardwood Flooring

If you’re in the market for a unique flooring option that adds timeless elegance to your home, hand scraped hardwood flooring might be the perfect fit for you. Hand scraped, sometimes called hand sculpted, hardwood flooring brings a unique, aged flavor to hardwood flooring that boosts the appeal of any space.  This wood flooring type is…
How to Keep Your Hardwood Floors Safe

Stop Making These 4 Hardwood Mistakes

Gorgeous hardwood floors are a showpiece that most homeowners prize and protect in their homes. Unfortunately, though, many homeowners make mistakes when it comes to caring for their hardwoods that add up to damage over time. At Floor Coverings International of Metro East, we want your hardwood floors to be a point of pride in…