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Create A Unique Look With Wood Floor Designs

Instead of standard straight plank installation, a growing number of San Antonio owners are choosing different wood floor layouts to showcase their personal style. Ranging from interesting angles to intricate designs, these patterns can enhance the beauty of your wood floors and take your decorating to the next level. Learn more from Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio! Diagonal Pattern…
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Hardwood Know-How: Plank Size

San Antonio owners on the hunt for hardwood flooring face a number of important decisions. In addition to the wood type, color, and finish, it’s important to also take plank size into account. Many people overlook how plank size can affect the appearance of a hardwood floor and influence the overall visual space of a room.…
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Hardwood Know-How: The Janka Hardness Scale

When searching for wood flooring,  you'll find that a wood's "Janka score," or rating, is a term that gets thrown around a lot — but what exactly does it mean? Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio is here to help! Keep reading to learn about the Janka Hardness Scale and how it can be a guide to finding the perfect wood floor!…
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Five Flooring Tricks to Create Visual Space

While we like to say everything’s bigger in Texas, we know that sometimes homes and offices in San Antonio can be a bit snug. Here are five great tricks from Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio to use flooring to open up your space without adding square footage. Be consistent — If possible, avoid using different kinds of flooring for each room.…
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Creative Solutions for Ugly Flooring

Let’s face it. Sometimes flooring is just plain ugly. Maybe you have some shag carpet from the 70s, vinyl flooring that’s seen better days, or hardwoods that haven’t been refinished in 100 years. Whatever the situation, there are some creative solutions to help you live with ugly flooring. Here are some great ideas for fixing…
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Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring is an excellent investment. It has wide appeal, timeless style and, when well maintained, it can last for generations. Hardwood flooring can also cause a lot of headaches if you don’t know how to care for it properly. In this post, we’ll review our top tips for maintaining hardwoods so you can love…
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Interview with Austin Architect Matt Fajkus

At Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio, we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from some of the top influencers in the design and architecture space. Our latest interview features Austin architect Matt Fajkus of MF Architecture. You can follow Matt on Facebook, Instagram, Houzz, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Google+. Please tell us a little about yourself and…
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How To Choose Hardwood Flooring for the Kitchen

The kitchen floor is bound to get a lot of wear and tear, especially if you have kids or pets. This does not necessarily mean that hardwood is not a good option for this room of the home, but it does mean you need to pick a hardwood floor with care. Following are some tips…
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How To Extend the Indoors Outside with Flooring

The outside of your home is an extension of the interior. That may sound pretty obvious, but often people forget to carry a cohesive theme through both spaces, both in terms of finishes and décor. The colors and materials you use in your home interior can be extended outside to make the whole property feel…