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Pre-Finished vs. Site-Finished Hardwood Flooring

When picking hardwood for your home in The Woodlands, you’ll face the decision of prefinished or site-finished flooring. Which one is ideal for your home? Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands is happy to guide you through the benefits of each type of hardwood flooring installation. What’s The Difference? Prefinished hardwood is finished before it ever reaches your home. It’s…
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How to Buy Carpet and Hardwood That Last

There’s an old business saying: you have to spend money to make money. Well, when it comes to home flooring, sometimes you have to spend money to save money. If you pay more upfront for a higher quality product, you won’t waste money on costly refinishing or premature floor replacement. The trick is to be…
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Top Flooring Choices For Second Story Rooms

When it comes to second story rooms, noise-absorption is a key flooring concern, and since the second story of your home is a common spot for bedrooms, comfort and warmth are also important considerations. Keep reading to learn about the best flooring options for your second story rooms. The team at Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands has all the…
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The Best Flooring for Kid-Friendly Rooms

Parents in The Woodlands, TX are always looking to go the extra mile for their kids. Creating the perfect bedroom or playroom for your youngsters is a fabulous gift to give, but what exactly should you consider when installing new flooring in these kid-centric rooms? The team at Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands has a few bright ideas for…
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Hardwood in the Kitchen: Superstar or Major Slip-Up?

At Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands, we know that hardwood and water don’t mix, and savvy homeowners in The Woodlands typically steer clear of hardwood flooring in their bathrooms, laundry rooms, and mudrooms. The real question is this: can hardwood work in a semi-damp area like the kitchen? Keep reading to find out. Kitchen Confidential The kitchen is a…
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3 Classic & Timeless Hardwood Looks for Your Magnolia Home

Hardwood is a great addition to any Magnolia home because it is incredibly durable, adds value, and provides an elegant look that works great with any type of home décor. With so many different kinds of hardwood styles to pick from, it can feel a bit overwhelming deciding on the perfect choice. If you’re looking…
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Deciding on the Best Finish for Your Hardwood Floor

Lots of questions arise when deciding what kind of finish to choose for a new hardwood floor or refurbishing an old one. Concerns include durability, environmental safety, curing time, and what finishes are best for old homes with site-finished floors versus newer houses with factory-finished hardwood. Thankfully, the experts at Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands can go over all…
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The Best Kept Secret About Spring Cleaning Your Hardwood Floor

It's springtime - the right time to put on the gloves and clean the whole house! Empty all the junk drawers, get out the steam cleaner, clean out the closets, and dust 'til you drop. Don't forget about your hardwood floors, though! The experts at Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands share some tips for spring cleaning your hardwood floors…
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How to Understand the Janka Hardness Scale

If you have spent time shopping for hardwood flooring, you may have heard of the Janka scale. But do you know what it is? The Janka scale is a useful tool for anyone comparing different types of hardwood flooring, since it allows you to predict the level of toughness and scratch-resistance of any wood species.…

4 Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

At Floor Coverings International of The Woodlands, we help Magnolia homeowners design and install the perfect hardwood flooring for their homes. Hardwood is one of the most popular materials for floors in the country, and that’s no surprise if you know hardwood’s many benefits. Here are four of the main advantages of hardwood flooring: 1. Hardwood flooring is timeless. Hardwood…