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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.

Hardness

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

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5 Steps to Choosing a Hardwood Color

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Once you’ve made the decision to install hardwood flooring in your home, a world of options opens. With the installation of wood flooring increasing your home’s market value in most cases, you want to make sure that the look is just right in conjunction with your home’s architecture. Follow the steps below to aide in your decision.


1. Visit your local flooring outlet. Make sure to bring in an accent of ...

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3 Steps to Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any home, but they must be maintained, just like any other aspect of your home. Maintenance doesn’t have to take hours each day, in fact, below are some simple and quick cleaning methods that will ensure your flooring’s lifespan is exceeded.


1. Use Floor Protectors

Floor protectors are important to protect your flooring from unnecessary grime and damage. From furniture tips to rugs, some simple protective m...

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4 Fresh Flooring Trends For Fall

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Looking at installing new flooring in your home? Don’t settle for boring, beige carpet or traditional wood floors when there are so many choices that you may not have considered yet. Our experts at East Texas Floors have compiled a list of some of the newest trends in the flooring industry for the upcoming season.

Hardwood

Gone are the days of the traditional light-brown hardwood. Ebony and darker stain colors give a rich and contemporary look for a modern feel. The challe...

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