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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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Maintaining Carpet- The Easy Way

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

While your carpet is beautiful and comfortable, it can be a pain to properly maintain. Even the highest quality of carpet is not indestructible and can snag, tear, rip, or stain at some point. Following the tips below can help you extend the life of your carpet while saving time and money.

Use mats at all entrances! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and mats absorb soil and moisture that would otherwise be in your carpet. These are generally incredibly che...

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Grout Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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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Protecting Laminate Flooring

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Even though laminate flooring is designed to stand up to the toughest household conditions, it still needs to be protected as much as possible because laminate is generally placed in high traffic areas.

Following these tips will help you prevent your floor from becoming unsightly and will extend the lifespan of your flooring.

1. Use protector pads on the bottom of furniture that is frequently moved. These will have an adhesive or other fastening material on one side, and th...

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3 Steps to Maintaining Laminate Floors

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

While laminate flooring is naturally very durable, it still must be maintained and cleaned properly to ensure a long lifespan. One thing that you must keep in mind is that despite the look and feel of wood or stone, laminate has to be treated differently than those materials, according to manufacturer instructions. Here are the top tips for cleaning and maintaining laminate:

1. Sweep, dust, or vacuum regularly (once a week at bare minimum) to prevent buildup of dirt and other materials ...

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4 Fantastic Benefits of Stone Tile

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

When choosing a tile flooring option, there are so many distinct and difficult choices to make. While you might gravitate towards a basic beige peel-and-stick tile, those aren’t always the best options for your home! From office tile to a full-tile home, here at East Texas Floors, we believe that natural stone tile is a unique and beautiful option.

Easy Ma...

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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.


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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