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 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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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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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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How to Pick the Perfect Carpet

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

When it comes to choosing carpet, there are so many choices that make it hard to decide on just one. From carpet constructions to textures, it can be overwhelming to find the perfect fit for your home or business. Follow this simple guide for choosing carpet, and if you need additional help, please contact East Texas Floors at 903-894-8453.

Carpet Fit for Areas with High Traffic

When you want a great carpet for eve...

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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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Removing Types of Carpet Stains

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

When you spill a drink on your carpet, you may initially panic. The same can be said for when your beloved pet has an accident. Your heart stops, and your first thought is, “How will I ever get this stain out?” We’ve compiled a quick guide of different stains and how to solve them!

1. Water Soluble Stains. Water soluble stains include alcoholic drinks, berries, sodas, ice cream, mud, latex paint, and excrement. For these, dab the stain (never rub!), ...

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Grout Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Grout, which is the mixture of water, sand, and cement that keeps tiles in place can get very dirty, very fast. They easily pick up dirt, bacteria, and stains and can cause problems that can be more than aesthetic. The tips below will help you clean your grout and have it back to its original condition again!

1. Clean up spills…..ASAP! You’ll hear this from us often, but make sure you clean up any spills using a dry cloth, as soon as the spill happens. Thi...

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