finishing hardwood flooring, southlake, tx

Prefinished or Unfinished Hardwoods: Understanding the Pros and Cons

Gone are the days when all hardwood flooring was installed as unfinished planks. Today, a lot of hardwood flooring is prefinished at the factory. For homeowners and business owners alike, questions arise about whether unfinished or prefinished wood is the best option. The answer to this quandary depends on your circumstances and preferences. Installation of…
Southlake ecofriendly flooring

4 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

Carpet, tile, hardwood, vinyl, stone—there are countless flooring options available to match any aesthetic. But which materials have the least impact on our environment? At Floor Coverings International Southlake, our flooring experts work hard to find the best material for your space. Since more and more Southlake families are seeking out eco­friendly flooring, we’ve put together a list…
Laminate flooring, Floor Coverings International Southlake

Green Renovation Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home

Creating an eco-friendly home will not only provide you with a comfortable living environment but can also help you save money over time. Following are some tips to renovate your home without overusing valuable natural resources. Install Laminate Flooring Laminate flooring can be made to look like genuine hardwood, ceramic or natural stone; however, it is…
Engineered Hardwood Flooring, Grapevine, TX

A Guide to Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

There are so many things to think about when you are ready to install hardwood flooring in your home. Selecting the wood species is the exciting part, and it will make the biggest impact on the look and feel of the space. Are you a traditional red oak type of person, or is modern maple…