Posts by South Texas Flooring

Hardwood Flooring, Houston Texas

Hardwood Flooring Houston – At South Texas Flooring Company (713-660-9189), we focus on installing & refinishing traditional wood flooring found in homes in the Inner loop, Memorial, Med Ctr., & other close-in areas.After 21 years in the same location (Edloe @ Sw Frwy.), we have completed multiple projects, small & large, in every neighborhood in…

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Wood Floor Foundation Repair Houston

Foundation Repair – Piers – South Texas Flooring Company 713-660-9189 – Wood floors in Houston homes are often significantly affected when piers must be erected under the house to support a sinking slab. Sometimes tunneling can be employed from outside the home to access the interior area under the concrete, but typically the pier holes…

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Repair Hardwood Floors Houston – Cupping / Buckling

Repair Damaged Wood Floors Houston 77005 77025- South Texas Flooring Company 713-660-9189 has repaired thousands of square feet of water damaged (cupping or buckling) or otherwise damaged hardwood flooring in the 21 years since we were founded. Most wood floor damage is caused by one of three issues:1) water / moisture / flooding (see blog…

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Install Hardwoods – Nail-down or Glue? Houston Company

This article, regarding hardwood floor installation, by South Texas Flooring Company, 713-660-9189, discusses the differences in nail-down & glue-down installations, specifically in the Houston area.In the past, when all homes in the Houston vicinity were built on pier & beam foundations (generally before WW II), the wood floors were nailed over a pine subfloor to…

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Hardwood Floor Refinishing Houston

Refinishing Hardwoods Houston, Restoring, Refurbishing – South Texas Flooring Company (located Edloe / SW Frwy) has been sanding & refinishing hardwood floors in Houston for over 20 years.South Texas Flooring 713-660-9189 – Our area of focus is the Inner Loop & Memorial neighborhoods, & Braeswood / Braes Bayou areas, as we concentrate mostly on the…

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Change Color of Hardwood Floors

Can you change the color (darker or lighter) of your hardwood floor? Probably so. SOUTH TEXAS FLOORING COMPANY 713-660-9189. A darker or lighter color can likely be achieved, as long as the floor meets certain conditions. Most hardwood flooring these days is oak, which accepts stain readily. Before the color can be changed, the wood…

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Screeds Under Hardwood Floors

For the past 75+ years, the most common type of subfloor used in South Texas, for solid hardwoods installed over a concrete slab, is the tar & screed system.In Houston, solid hardwood floors cannot be installed directly onto a concrete slab. The moisture content in and under the slab is too high, and the solid…

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