The Flack’s Guide to Different Hardwood Species

Imagine – it is your first time getting new hardwood floors in your home. The overwhelming amount of choices, stains, and species is prolonging your renovation, and you have no idea what the difference is between a cherry wood or a an oak wood. We want to ease your mind at Flack’s by providing you with a comprehensive list of popular wood choices and the pros and cons to each, so you can make a more informed decision! Cherry  – One of the more popular woods, Cherry can be expensive but beautiful. Despite being a softer hardwood, it has great.. Read More

Save Time With These Spring Cleaning Tips

As the weather warms up and spring time approaches, it is time for the dreaded task of spring cleaning. For many people, this is the time to really deep clean your home and declutter your things. You’ll want to empty out those closets and attic spaces, all the while asking yourself, “does this spark joy?” Then, you’ll move on to really sanitizing and cleaning every inch of your house, from the bathrooms to the basement. We know it can be a daunting task, especially if you have a large house and a lot of stuff. While Flack’s can’t exactly help.. Read More

Brandon and Brooke Share Their Favorite Flooring Specials

During the last couple of months, our team has worked hard to remodel our flooring showroom. Each member of our sales team has personally selected one of our new specials to review and recommend to our customers. To check out the other team’s choices click here.  Brandon Bradford and Brooke Outler, two of our best sales people, are the last to share their favorite new or old flooring specials. In the meantime, please come in the store and check out all of the changes that have been made.  Brandon Bradford, Sales Specialist “I really like our Lumination carpet by Dream.. Read More

Amy and Skip Recommend Their Favorite Flooring Specials

Flack’s has expanded their showroom specials to include hardwoods, vinyl flooring, and even laminate! Each hard surface special comes with an all-inclusive price that includes removing furniture, installation, 1/4 round, floor preparation, and delivery. While our carpet specials still include removing furniture, removing old carpet, and installing the new carpet over a certain type of padding. Our amazing sales team wanted to recommend all of their favorite specials both new and old, so that you have a better idea of which flooring is right for you. Brad and Philip told us about their favorite specials in our previous blog, and.. Read More

Brad and Philip Review Their Favorite New Specials

Throughout the months of January and February, the Flack’s team has worked hard to remodel our flooring showroom. Previously, we had several carpet specials laid out in vignettes for you to feel and walk on before you bought them. Each came with an all-inclusive price that included removing furniture, removing old carpet, and installing the new carpet over a certain type of padding. As part of our 2019 goals, we wanted to expand these specials to include hardwood, vinyl, and laminate. We added an additional 12 vignettes of hard surface specials that also include our simple and upfront pricing. Our.. Read More

Which of Our Favorite Vinyl Brands is Right for You?

Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) is the hottest hard surface flooring trend, but that means that the market is saturated with different ones to choose from, making your decisions more difficult. Let us help you ease your mind with four of our favorite LVP brands and styles that we carry in our store! Mannington Adura Max Mannington is a hard surface company that makes all of their products in America. The Adura Max Collection is known for being waterproof, noiseproof, easy to clean, and scratch resistant! The planks feature a thick and rigid HydroLoc waterproof core, which allows the floors to.. Read More

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint with Flooring

  In a world where we consume and waste so much, eco-friendly flooring is one way we can reduce our personal environmental footprint. Today’s flooring products can be made from harmful materials that produce VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). These chemicals can affect our allergies and overall health without us even realizing it. Choosing a green flooring option can not only improve the quality of air in our homes, but can also be reused and repurposed once they are old or worn down. Take a look at the environmentally friendly options available to you. Wool Carpet Some carpets are made with.. Read More

Protect Your Carpet Against Pets and Spills

Pets are one of the key factors to consider when choosing new carpets for your home. They track in dirt, leave dander and fur everywhere, and of course, leave urine and other stains behind. However, that shouldn’t stop you from getting new carpet. Stainmaster and Mohawk both have reliable carpet products designed specifically for those homes with furry friends. Let’s take a look at both products and their unique features, so that you can better determine which carpet suits your lifestyle and your pet’s lifestyle best. Mohawk Smartstrand When it comes to stain resistance, Smartstrand has got you covered. Their.. Read More

Choosing the Best Commercial Flooring for Your Business

  Whether in your kitchen, bedroom, bathroom,or living room, durability is one of the many factors to consider when choosing new floors for your home. For high traffic businesses like restaurants, retail shops, hospitals, and even schools, durability is the main factor. There are so many options to choose from, but which one suits your business the best? Here are a few types to choose from: Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Vinyl flooring has proven itself to be a reliable flooring option for both residential and commercial spaces over the past few years. It is one of the most versatile flooring.. Read More

How to Choose the Perfect Area Rug

Just like selecting your hardwood or carpet floors, choosing the right area rug can change the entire aesthetic of a room. Not only do they make a statement in your decor, but they also provide comfort, absorb echo and noise, and give the room a pop of color or texture. Here are a few things to consider when picking out your perfect area rug. Rug Size Choosing an area rug that is too small for the space is one of the most common decorating mistakes made. A rule of thumb for most average rooms is to leave about 10 to.. Read More

How to Repurpose Excess Hardwood Planks

When purchasing new hardwoods, it is always important to purchase more than needed in case of defective planks or discoloration. Often times however, you are left with some excess hardwood. Throwing it out would be a waste, so here are a few ways to repurpose your extra hardwood planks. Tables and Table Tops An easy way to use your wood planks is to cover a flat surface like a coffee table, side table, or a a kitchen island. Fit the planks together like you would on a floor, place them on the surface you want to cover, cut them to.. Read More

Myths About Laminate Flooring

The vinyl flooring trend has really taken over the hard surface industry over the past few years, but laminate is still a viable option for those who want a more cost effective floor. Some people may think that laminate has died out due to a few myths associated with the product, but not all of those myths hold truth. Here are a few misconceptions about laminates.   Laminate Floors Are Hard to Clean   When it comes to water resistance, vinyl flooring is definitely more effective than laminate due to its synthetic makeup. However, as with any type of flooring,.. Read More