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Trend Alert: Closet Islands

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (3)

When you think of countertops and islands, often your kitchen comes to mind. With this new trend, your closet can have the added elegance of a beautiful island. This new trend works for large walk-in closets and definitely adds value and luxury to what otherwise might be a dull storage space.

While this trend offers a gorgeous look, closet islands are functional as well. They can be used for additional storage, and they can display colognes, perfumes, flowers, picture frames...

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Creating Pallet Walls

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

When it comes to DIY projects, precision is generally the key. Pallet walls are both the rule and the exception. While the look can be distressed and randomly put together, these walls take some planning and elbow grease, but it is certainly worth the end product.

Start with your pallets. Here at East Texas Floors in Tyler, Texas, we offer pallets at an affordable cost. Long gone is the inconvenience of driving all around town looking for dingy and beat up pallets. Keep in mind that an ...

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Pros and Cons of Sheet Vinyl Flooring

Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Once you decide to replace your flooring, the options can be so vast that it takes time to discover which would work best for you. Before making a decision, make sure you carefully weigh the options. Below we have compiled the best points about sheet vinyl options.

Pros of sheet vinyl

• As a softer option than tile or wood, vinyl is backed with felt/foam depending on the manufacturer. This makes it easier to stand on, whether you’re cleaning up or co...

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Top Trends for Kitchen Flooring

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

When remodeling your kitchen, choosing the flooring can be one of the most difficult decisions. While it’s easy to know what you don’t want, it can be more difficult to decide what you do want. Check out the up-and-coming flooring trends for 2015.

Tri-Color Wood Flooring

While this trend might be surprising to some, at East Texas Floors, we understand the true value of hardwood and mimicked hardw...

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Top Carpeting Trends for 2015

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (1)

If your New Year’s resolution including revamping your carpet, now is a great time to begin. You may not have made flooring choices in quite some time, but there are some exciting new trends headed our way this year.


Bold Colors

Carpet isn’t just about boring beige anymore, it is now about taking risks with your color choices. With this trend, colors like purple, orange, and even green become eye-catching carpeting colors. This allows you to set th...

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Pet Friendly Flooring

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)


With 63% of households owning a pet, one of the most frequently asked questions is, “What type of flooring is best for my pet?” While we know that we can rule out carpet due to pet accidents, sharp nails, and allergens that accumulate, it can be difficult to decide on an option that meets your needs and budget. Below are our top three flooring choices for your furry friends.


  1. Vinyl. As the most ...
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Top 5 Features Buyers Will Pay More For

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)


When you’re thinking of upgrading your home, there are lots of different options that you may be considering. One of the things that should influence your decision is salability. You want the changes to your home to be viewed as improvements by potential buyers. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most attractive home features to new buyers.


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Making the (Hardwood) Grade

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

While we all know that different types of hardwood have different appearances, you may be wondering exactly why two pieces of oak can look incredibly different and if there are any structural differences. Since the hardwood you decide on will be in your home for years, it is important to consider all aspects of the flooring you choose.

When trees are cut in order to produce hardwood, the boar...

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Should I choose Solid or Engineered Hardwood?

Posted on January 2, 2015 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (4)

While installing hardwood is an easy way to provide an improvement to your home, choosing the right type of hardwood can be difficult. One of the most common questions we get at East Texas Floors is, “What’s the difference between solid and engineered hardwood?” While the two types may look similar, there are specific differences that you should take into consideration when ch...

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Qualities of Hardwood

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (1)

While we’ve already discussed how to choose the color of your hardwood flooring, there are many other aspects of hardwood that we haven’t yet discussed. Since hardwood can be a significant investment, it’s important to have all of your facts straight before purchasing. From hardness to construction, all of these factors can be important for your choice.


You might be thinking, “It’s hardwood, doesn’t that means that it’s hard?...

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