How to Protect Hardwood Floors

How to Protect Hardwood Floors

If you’re a Smyrna homeowner looking to install hardwood floors, or if you just recently did, it is important to know how to protect them. At Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta we want you to enjoy your floors long after they are installed. By following a few easy steps, you can keep your hardwood floors looking pristine and brand…
Dark hardwood in West Metro Atlanta

4 Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Solid hardwood is one of the most popular flooring choices in the greater West Metro Atlanta area—and it’s no surprise! With its natural strength and long-lasting beauty, who wouldn’t want hardwood in their home? Our experts at Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta share four great benefits of this timeless flooring option below. Durability Natural hardwood floors are some of…
Marietta Flooring

What are Good Flooring Options for Historic Homes?

In many cases, it is best to avoid putting in new flooring in a historic home, especially if the original flooring is made from hardwood that can be sanded down and refinished. However, in some cases installing new flooring in such a home is unavoidable. In such instances, consider the following options from the experts…
Marietta Hardwood

How to Choose a Hardwood Floor Stain

Choosing the right stain for your new hardwood floor can be a challenge. Here are some of the pros and cons of light, medium brown, and dark brown/black stains for your consideration from the experts at Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta! Light Colors While some dismiss light colored flooring as being old fashioned in style, it does have a…
Blonde hardwood flooring in Marietta, GA

Lighten Up With Blonde Hardwood Flooring

Lighter varieties of hardwood are often referred to as “blonde” hardwoods. Have you considered this flooring statement for your Marietta home? At Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta, we offer hardwood of all varieties, colors, and finishes, but we think that our blonde hardwood options really shines bright. Learn more: Benefits of Light Wood Let there be light! Installing blonde…
Marietta Hardwood

What You Need to Know About Engineered vs. Solid Hardwood

Hardwood is a popular flooring material in the greater Marietta, East Cobb, Powder Springs, and Smyrna areas because it brings value to a home, is incredibly durable, and available in hundreds of different styles. One decision you’ll have to make when installing hardwood in your home is between solid and engineered hardwood. Read below to learn about the differences between the…
Rustic hardwood flooring in Marietta

Get the Look: Rustic Hardwood Flooring

Believe it or not, the newest thing in flooring is old wood! Rustic hardwood flooring has become a trendy, popular choice among Marietta homeowners. Whether you are trying to match the vintage feel of an older home or add warmth and character to a newer one, rustic hardwoods can work in a variety of spaces.…
Mommy My Way

Interview with Mommy My Way

At Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of web’s most influential bloggers. Our latest interview features popular mommy blogger Nikki of Mommy My Way. You can follow Nikki on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Etsy. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm a single mom to an almost…
marietta hardwood laminate

Hardwood vs. Laminate: 3 Things to Consider

Prior to the late 70s, the only way to get the classic look and feel of hardwood in your home was to install floors made from Oak, Maple, Birch, or another tree. Laminate changed everything. Invented by the Swedes in 1977, this synthetic flooring material has only grown in popularity since its inception. You can…