Infographic: How to Clean Any Kind of Carpet

We got such great feedback from our original blog post on how to keep your carpet flooring looking great, that we decided to follow up and expand on that advice with an all new infographic! Check out these versatile tips from Floor Coverings International Metro East about how to care for any kind of carpet, whether it's loop pile,…

How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

There are quite a few myths about hardwood floors, and one of the most common is that they require constant maintenance. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! Hardwood flooring continues to be one of the most popular choices for Belleville homeowners because it requires very little upkeep compared to carpet—and while it may…

Finding the Perfect Carpet

Finding the perfect carpeting can be a challenge. After all, with the hundreds of styles, colors, and materials that are available today, it’s no wonder that so many Belleville homeowners come to the experts at Floor Coverings International Metro East for help choosing just one. The trick to finding the right carpet is breaking it down category by category,…

Infographic: All About Eco-Friendly Flooring

Sustainability is an important factor for homeowners in the greater O'Fallon, Edwardsville, Belleville area when it comes to flooring. Take a look at this handy infographic to help you learn about the best eco-friendly flooring we offer here at Floor Coverings International Metro East. Photo credits: ponsulak, Valentina Razumova, gualtiero boffi, Fishman64 

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…

Find the Right Style of Bathroom Tile

From the mosaics of Ravenna, Italy to the New York subway to your bathroom—tiles can be found across the globe. This should come as no surprise if you’re familiar with tile’s many benefits. At Floor Coverings International Metro East, we carry hundreds of options for this durable, versatile, and beautiful flooring material. Here are a few tips for choosing…

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,…

Things to Know About Bamboo

Homeowners in the greater O'Fallon, Edwardsville, Belleville area love the look and feel of bamboo floors. Although this sustainable flooring has been used as a building material in eastern Asia for millennia, it has only become popular in the United States during the last decade. There is a reason for this flooring material’s popularity: it is as…

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…

Infographic: All About Granite

Floor Coverings International Metro East presents this illustrated guide to granite flooring in the O'Fallon, Edwardsville, Belleville areas. Photo Credit: Artazum