Interview with Blogger Patty Gordon

Floor Coverings International Southlake is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Patty Gordon is a stay at home mom who blogs about parenting and product reviews on her website I Am Zoe Watson. You can follow Patty on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. Please tell us a little about…

How To Clean & Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring has so many benefits. It’s beautiful, versatile, valuable, and easy to maintain. Like any flooring, however, there are some important things to be aware of when caring for your hardwood floors. Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors It’s important to regularly sweep or vacuum hardwood flooring with a soft bristle brush. This daily or semi-daily…

A Guide to Carpet Styles

Are you ready for new carpet in your Southlake, Colleyville, Keller, Grapevine area home? The options can seem endless. Let us help you with this handy guide to carpet styles! Berber Carpet Berber carpet is a great fit in homes and offices alike. The loop pile construction of this carpet makes it very durable, and the common flecked…

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…

4 Tips for Extending the Life of Your New Carpet

New carpeting is a significant investment, and our Southlake customers often ask us for advice on how to maintain it. At Floor Coverings International Southlake, we provide expert advice; not just on flooring purchase and installation, but also on how to best care for your new flooring. Here are four tips to ensure your carpets stay in tip-top…

Interview with Dragonfly Treasure

At Floor Coverings International Southlake, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the most influential bloggers on the web. Our latest interview features arts, crafts, and home and garden blogger Deb of Dragonfly Treasure. You can follow Deb on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, and Instagram. What's one of your favorite design pieces you…

Our Top 4 Picks for Kid-Friendly Flooring

There’s a lot to consider when picking a floor for your family. With kids around, your floors have to be tough enough to stand up to rough-and-tumble play and the occasional overturned sippy cup. However, it’s also important that your flooring be safe for your family in the long-term. That’s why more Southlake parents are…

A Guide to Basement Flooring

When it comes to finishing or remodeling a basement you need flooring that’s both durable and comfortable. Basements are, by nature, less welcoming spaces. They often feature little to no natural light and tend to be colder than other rooms. In comparison to a kitchen or living room, a homeowner needs to work extra hard…

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…

Designing Your Ideal Laundry Room

In many homes the laundry room tends to be an afterthought, if it even occupies a room of its own at all. Depending on the home, one’s washer and dryer may be in a basement, a kitchen, a mudroom, or even within a walk-in closet. Devoting a room to cleaning clothes is a worthwhile investment…