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Trend alert: closet islands

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 ...
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Creating pallet walls

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 ...
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Pros and cons of sheet vinyl flooring

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 ...
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Why to choose a contractor for your installation

We understand flooring can be expensive. You might even consider completing that project on your own, using a tutorial found on https://www.pinterest.com/EastTexasFloors/" target="_blank">Pinterest that looks incredibly simple to save some money. However, there are many benefits to using a ...
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Top trends for kitchen flooring

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 FlooringWhile this trend might be ...
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Top carpeting trends for 2015

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 ColorsCarpet isn’t just about boring beige anymore, it is now about taking ...
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Pet friendly flooring

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 ...
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Top 5 features buyers will pay more for

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 ...
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Making the (hardwood) grade

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 ...
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Should I choose solid or engineered hardwood?

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,...
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Qualities of hardwood

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,...
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5 steps to choosing a hardwood color

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 ...
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How to pick the perfect carpet

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 ...
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Removing types of carpet stains

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 ...
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Maintaining carpet- the easy way

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 ...
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Grout cleaning and maintenance tips

Grout, which is a 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 ...
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Protecting laminate flooring

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 ...
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3 steps to maintaining laminate floors

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 ...
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3 steps to maintaining hardwood floors

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 ...
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4 fantastic benefits of stone tile

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 ...
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4 fresh flooring trends for fall

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 ...
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Should I choose laminate or luxury vinyl flooring for my home?

Here at East Texas Floors, we get the above question pretty often. While vinyl and laminate flooring types are similar, there are definitely benefits and drawbacks to each one. In this post, we’ll address the pros and cons of each, so that you can make an informed decision!Cost ComparisonLaminate: ...
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4 reasons to update your outdated carpet to smooth flooring

It’s that time again. Your carpet is damaged or lumpy down to the pad and will cost hundreds to replace for the third time in 10 years. It’s time to update your dated flooring, and we’ll tell you exactly why.1. Value of Home: If you’re selling your home in the near future, you’ve probably heard ...
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