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Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring – What Overland Park Homeowners Should Know

Laminate and vinyl are commonly weighed against each other. Both serve as affordable alternatives to expensive materials, including hardwood and natural stone. The experts at Floor Coverings International KC South have compared and contrasted these two flooring options, so you can make the best decision for your home! Laminate Flooring Appearance Laminate first gained popularity…
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Tile Spring Cleaning Tips for Leawood Homeowners

Spring is in full swing, and if you’ve been putting off your cleaning projects, now is a great time to get started! De-cluttering and dusting are great ways to practice spring-cleaning, but giving your floors a good scrub down is a more effective way to make your home sparkle this season. Tile flooring is especially…
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Light Carpet vs. Dark Carpet: How to Select and What to Expect

There’s nothing like the softness of good carpet under your feet in the comfort of your Overland Park home! But a truly good carpet is also a comfort to the eyes. Would your home be served better by light carpet or dark carpet? Floor Coverings International KC South has a few tips for choosing between light or dark when…
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Interview with Local Interior Designer Teresa Sicks

Here at Floor Coverings International KC South, we understand that redesigning a single room let alone an entire home is an incredibly daunting task. For that reason, we reached out to local interior designer Teresa Sicks to talk to us about her advice when it comes to home design. Take a look here at the full interview to learn…

Infographic: Guest-Proof Your Olathe Home For The Holidays

The holidays are a time for gathering, and if you're the host this season you'll want to consider guest-proofing your home. Prepare your floors for shoes, spills, and dropped dishes with these tips from the experts at Floor Coverings International KC South! We even have some suggestions for easy-to-install, durable, and beautiful flooring - just in case you're considering…
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Olathe Hardwood Flooring Trends of 2017

Hardwood flooring is incredibly popular in homes throughout the country because it is so timeless. Once installed, a hardwood floor is not only durable enough to last for decades, but it is also beautiful and traditional enough to be deemed attractive even as trends change. That being said, the hardwood flooring industry sees the rise…
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Olathe Carpet: 5 Weird Wool Facts

Even with the advent and popularity of synthetic fibers, there are a few natural fibers that simply can’t be beat – and wool might be the most incredible of them all. But how much do you really know about this remarkable textile? Read on for five weird facts brought to you by the experts at…
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Infographic: Top 4 Most Comfortable Flooring Choices

If you spend a lot of time standing in your kitchen, home office, or utility room, you'll know that the softness of your floor greatly impacts your comfort. Standing on hard flooring for extended periods of time can cause your feet and joints to hurt. Whether you need a cushiony floor for the rooms where you…
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Choosing the Right Carpet Fiber Type for Your Olathe Home

When it comes to choosing a new carpet, there are many decisions to make. You’ve probably spent plenty of time picking out the color and cut you’d like to see in your new flooring, but have you explored your fiber-material options? Our experts here at Floor Coverings International KC South know that choosing a material for your carpet can…
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3 Popular Hardwood Species for Your Overland Park Home

There are a lot of decisions to make when installing new hardwood. You can pick between different board widths, textures, stains, sheens, patterns, and more! One of the biggest decisions that need to be made is what type of hardwood species to install. Different species vary drastically in price, color, and durability. But don’t worry,…