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Interview with San Antonio Realtor Joe Wrzesinski

Here at Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio, we want to help you get the information you need in order to buy or sell your home. We had the great pleasure of speaking with Joe Wrzesinski of Rigel Realty who shared his insight on the local housing market here in San Antonio. Take a look at the full interview here to learn…
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Flooring Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Allergies in San Antonio can be an agonizing experience as there really is no off-season. Mountain cedar pollen strikes in the winter, while grass pollen and ragweed run rampant during the spring, summer, and fall. Combined with regular allergens such as pet dander, dust, and mold, it’s no wonder that people can have prolonged allergy problems.…
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Dealing with Nicks, Scratches and Dings on Your Hardwood Floor

Hardwood flooring is a beautiful way to add value to your San Antonio home. Yet, as time passes, nicks, scratches and dings can mar the surface, making your floor look worn. Here are some tips on touching up your hardwood floors and how to tell when it’s time to call in flooring professionals. Gaps Between…
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Infographic: Summer Home Improvement Checklist

The summer is almost over and you might still have a few projects to check off your list. Here are four fixes you can take on to keep your home in the best condition possible. With the help of Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio, your home will look better than ever.   Photo Credits: © Anton Kossmann, © MPanchenko,…
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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 rooms 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. By using the same…
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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…