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3 Top Flooring Options for Wheelchair Users

Anyone who uses a wheelchair will need home flooring that is slip-resistant, offers good traction and can hold up to plenty of wear and tear. Thankfully, there are a number of flooring options that fit these specifications. Following is an overview of the three particularly good types of flooring for wheelchair users from the team…
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Infographic: What is Janka Hardness?

Understanding the Janka hardness scale will help you choose the best hardwood style for your Houston home. With the wide variety of hardwood species we carry at Floor Coverings International Spring Branch Houston, TX, we can help you find a wood that fits your aesthetic and provides the strength you need underfoot. Take a look at a few of our favorite…
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Best Carpet Options for Busy Families

Many homeowners in the Spring Branch, Spring Valley, Jersey Village area have a love/hate relationship with carpet. The benefits of this floor covering are undeniable – it’s affordable, soft, insulating, and easy to maintain. And yet it can trap allergens and other impurities. It will also show wear and tear more quickly than hardwood or tile. Don’t be deterred! If…
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Infographic: How to Clean Carpet Stains

Floor Coverings International Spring Branch Houston, TX presents this infographic on how to clean carpet stains for homeowners in the Spring Branch, Spring Valley, and Jersey Village areas. Photo Credit: Lisa S.
Carpet maintenance in Spring Branch, TX

How To Maintain Your Carpet

Carpet is not typically known for its longevity. Even with the best care, most carpets need to be replaced within 15 years. There are some important things you can do to help prolong the life of your carpet, however. Here are our top tips for maintaining carpet in your Spring Branch, Spring Valley, Jersey Village area home. Invest in Quality…
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Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors

Houston area residents love the look and feel of hardwood flooring. Hardwoods add timeless warmth to any space, and they’re durable—maintain them, and they will last for generations. Here are some tips for ensuring your hardwood floors stand the test of time: Preventative Maintenance Before you invest in fancy cleaning products, it’s essential to minimize…
Little House on the Corner

Interview with Little House on the Corner

At Floor Coverings International Spring Branch Houston, TX, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the web’s most talented DIY and design bloggers. Our latest interview features Christine of Little House on the Corner. You can follow Christine on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, BlogLovin, and Instagram. What's one of your favorite design pieces you have in your…
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Berber Carpet: What You Need to Know

Berber is one of the most popular styles of carpet, commonly found in basements, family rooms, and other casual spaces throughout Spring Valley homes. It's also one of the most confusing types of carpet for many consumers. We'll delve into why this is so, and why today's Berber carpet has a place well beyond the basement. What…
Cleaning tile and grout, Spring Branch, TX

Tile and Grout Cleaning 101: Keep Tile Looking Great

Tile is a popular flooring choice in bathrooms and kitchens mainly due to its resiliency. The list of benefits is long: looks great, fairly easy to install, affordable, water and stain resistant, and scratch resistant. But, like any other type of flooring, tile still needs to be properly maintained and cared for in order to…