Infographic: Understanding the Janka Hardness Scale

The Janka Hardness Scale is a great place to begin your search for hardwood floors. This helpful tool can provide you with an idea of how durable a particular type of wood will be. In addition to this measurement, it is important to remember that there are a number of other factors that can affect... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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.... Read more »

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® of 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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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® of Southlake are here today to look into the best types of flooring for pet owners. Before we dive in, let’s lay out the... Read more »

Interview with Marketing Expert, Jessica

Floor Coverings International® of 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,... Read more »

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® of Southlake, we believe both of these choices could be a great addition to any home. Knowing the... Read more »

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