How To Clean Your Hardwood Floor

For homeowners in the Marietta area, hardwood floors are a classic option for any modern or traditional home. With consistent cleaning and maintenance, hardwood flooring can last a lifetime. It can be difficult to keep track of the things you need to do. Luckily, our experts at Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta have made this handy guide to scheduling…

Interview with Metro Atlanta Blogger Louida Martin

We are pleased to unveil our latest installment of the Blogger Influencer Series. Louida Martin is a product review blogger located here in Metro Atlanta! Take a look to learn a little bit about her blog and her style. You can follow Lou on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest!   A Little About Lou: I'm Louida Martin, a mom of two tween…

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…

Get the Softest Bedroom Carpet for Your Home

When it comes to bedroom interiors, a soft look and feel are common design goals. That’s why homeowners in Marietta make carpet a top choice for their bedroom floors. At Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta, we supply the softest varieties of carpet to turn your personal space into a cloud-like respite. Read on and learn how you can get…

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…

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…

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…

Interview with Atlanta Design Blogger Tina B. Ladson

Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta is delighted to introduce the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Tina B. Ladson is a talented designer, writer, and entrepreneur and author of the website Lifestyle with Tina B., where she gives inspiration in living well, organizing, practical décor, and home entertaining. You can follow Tina on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Organize…

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.…

2017 Flooring Trends: Terracotta Tile

At Floor Coverings International West Metro Atlanta, we like to keep our customers informed on the latest trends in flooring, and in the last few years, we have seen a shift towards rustic, distressed, and reclaimed flooring. Some homeowners still prefer old-fashioned flooring styles to sleek, modern designs. For example, hand-scraped and distressed hardwoods have steadily gained popularity, and in…