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

How Floors Can Increase the Value of Your Home

In an ever growing housing market, it is important for those thinking about selling to get the best value possible. General buyers want homes that are move-in ready with fairly new fixtures, roofing, appliances, and floors. Putting in new hardwoods and even carpet can improve the value of any home. Hardwoods have been a top choice for buyers for a long time. The National Wood Flooring Association says, “99% of real estate agents say homes with hardwood are easier to sell, with 90% saying they sell for more money.” Of course, hardwood is the most expensive type of flooring, but.. Read More

Choosing Paint Colors to Compliment Your Hardwood Floors

Whether you are redecorating a room or building a new home, choosing a paint color can be a daunting task. There are so many shades of each color to choose from, and you will want that color to compliment your floor well, especially if it is hardwood. Wood floors can be stained many shades as well, including light stains, dark stains, and red or cherry stains. Here are some suggestions for great paint colors that match these stains best! Light Hardwoods The current trends in home decorating say neutral tones are the best for any room, dark wood or light.. Read More

How to Keep Vinyl Floors Looking Brand New

Over the past few years, vinyl flooring has become an increasingly popular alternative to the traditional hardwoods. They are durable in kitchens and bathrooms, easy to maintain, and provide a similar look to the more expensive hard surface flooring. As with any type of floors, you want to clean them regularly to ensure they hold up over time. Here are a few ways to keep your vinyl floors looking brand new. Get a Doormat The best way to avoid dirt, water, and debris from messing up your floors is to place a doormat at the main entrances of your home… Read More

The Best Floors for Farmhouse Style Homes

Farmhouse decor is full of character and charm, and has become increasingly popular due to HGTV shows like Fixer Upper and Flip or Flop. As you think about redesigning your home or building a new home to fit this simplistic style, flooring can be a huge part of bringing the space together. So, which types and colors of flooring suit this rustic and chic decorating style best? Hardwood With a Farmhouse style home, it is important that you achieve an antique and vintage look. You’ll want to use hardwoods that have a lot of character and really show off their.. Read More