Interview with Local Restoration 1 Owner John Yerby

Protecting your home, your valuables, and your loved ones from flooding, fire, and airborne toxins is incredibly important to the entire team at Floor Coverings International Southlake. For this reason, we got in touch with John Yerby, local Restoration 1 owner, to talk about the steps to take to prevent lasting harm and how to recover after damage. Take…

Top Hardwood Flooring Lookalikes

Hardwood flooring is always a popular option for homeowners in the Southlake, Colleyville, Keller, Grapevine area. For many reasons, however, solid hardwood is not always practical. It is possible to get the look and benefits of hardwood flooring without the expense and maintenance concerns of the real thing. Read on to learn more about our top picks for…

How to Move Furniture Without Damaging the Floors

Just after installing a new floor, the shiny, smooth and scratch-free surface is a real joy. But keeping the floor in its flawless state will take some work. Most homeowners take extra precautions for the first few months after installing new flooring until the first heartbreaking scratch appears. After that, many homeowners give up and allow their floors to become marked…

The 3 Best Types of Flooring for Pet Owners

Ready to start a new flooring project, but not sure what will hold up against your dog, cat, lizard, rabbit, parrot, pig, or tiny horse? The experts at Floor Coverings International Southlake are here today to look into the best types of flooring for pet owners. Before we dive in, let’s lay out the criteria that determine whether…

How To Incorporate Mosaic Tile At Home

Beautiful and versatile, mosaic tiles can transform nearly any room in your  Southlake home. Whether you favor glass, ceramic, porcelain, or even parquet, you'll love the unique look that mosaic flooring brings to your home and its exterior. The following are just a few of the many ways you can incorporate unique mosaic designs in…

Best Options for Waterproof Flooring

Homeowners in Southlake need to take special consideration when installing new flooring in moisture-prone rooms. Carpet, hardwood, and some natural stone tiles, for example, can be damaged by excess moisture or high humidity. Before you install new flooring in your bathroom, laundry room, entryway or basement, consider these top options for waterproof flooring from Floor…

Interview with Marketing Expert, Jessica

Floor Coverings International Southlake had the pleasure of speaking with local business owner and marketing expert, Jessica Barber-Robinson. Read on to learn more about Jessica, her passions, and recent projects! Keep up with Jessica and her business, Anti-Social Media on Facebook. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am Jessica, wife to Alan, mom of 4 kids…

Bamboo vs. Hardwood Flooring

Bamboo flooring has been growing in popularity as an eco-friendly alternative to hardwood. While these two floors may share a similar look and feel, there are many qualities that set them apart. Here at Floor Coverings International Southlake, we believe both of these choices could be a great addition to any home. Knowing the differences between these two…

Top Carpet Trends for 2017

Carpet remains one of the most popular flooring choices for homeowners in Southlake. While neutral colors are mainstays of carpeting, we want to make sure that you stay up to date on the latest trends. Our experts at Floor Coverings International Southlake think these four big trends for carpeting in 2017 could become the new normal. Bold Colors…

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…