A Guide to Hand-Scraped Hardwood Flooring

Looking to add some warmth and charm to your home? Hand-scraped hardwood is an elegant way to do so. Not entirely sure what hand-scraped hardwood is or what makes it such a great option for Southlake homeowners? Here's a beginner's guide to from the team at Floor Coverings International Southlake that covers the basics. We love hand-scraped hardwood…

Top Commercial Flooring Options in Southlake

Replacing the flooring in your Southlake office or shop is a big decision. You need something that is stylish and welcoming to your clientele, but also durable and classic to stand the test of time. The price must be right, and the installation needs to be quick and easy. If you’re ready to invest in…

The Basics: How to Clean Tile & Grout

Tile is durable and easy to maintain. This makes it a popular choice for several applications including on floors, walls, and countertops. One challenge with tile, however, is maintaining its grout. Generally, grout needs to be replaced before the tile pieces themselves. Also, grout requires additional attention while cleaning, but this is often overlooked. Read…

Eco-friendly Flooring for a Quiet Home

Need some peace and quiet in your busy family home? Changing the flooring can help limit sound transmission, and there is a range of different flooring products available to help dampen the noise. Eco-friendly products are often excellent for noise absorption, with the additional benefit of being a healthy and sustainable product for your family.…

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…