Hardwood alternatives in San Antonio

Home Design on a Budget – Kitchen Flooring

At Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio, we believe everyone deserves to live in a home they love and feel comfortable in, regardless of budget. For that reason, we put together this mini-series, Home Design on a Budget. In this installation, we are going to discuss a topic we know very well here: flooring. To read our previous post on…
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Home Design on a Budget: Kitchen Backsplashes

At Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio, we aim to help San Antonio homeowners find the perfect solutions to their home improvement needs. Whether you are planning to resell your house or are looking to make a long-term investment for your family, upgrading your home’s kitchen is a great place to start. To help families begin navigating the home improvement…
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Is It Wood or Wood-Look?

Perhaps you’ve considered hardwood alternatives for areas of your San Antonio home, and your go-to option is laminate. But laminate doesn’t have the water-resistance you need for your bathroom or kitchen. You also need something that will hold up well under heavy traffic and be easy to clean and maintain. Wood-look tile is the perfect…
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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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Common Tile Care Mistakes

While known for their beauty and durability, tile floors can still be damaged by improper maintenance, resulting in discoloration, mildew, or chipping. Here are some common mistakes people make when cleaning their tile floors and ways you can avoid them. Keep reading to learn more from the experts at Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio! Letting Spill Sit Too Long…
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Break The Mold With Custom Tile & Grout

Custom grout colors are a great way to really make tile designs pop and accentuate the beauty of your tile flooring or backsplash. Here are some tips for San Antonio owners on pairing grout and tile colors to help you take your style to the next level. Keep reading to learn more from the experts at Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio! Think Outside…
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Five Tile Trends for 2017!

Tile has captured the imagination in 2017! Here are five growing trends from Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio for creative ways to use tile to redo your bathroom, spruce up your backsplash, or update your entryway. Keep reading to learn more! Wood Look Tile It is no surprise that wood look tile is still going strong in 2017. This innovative material…
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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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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…
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Which Type of Tile is Right For You?

Tile floors are crafted from a wide range of different materials, including natural stone, clay, different metals, quartz, and even terrazzo. Every kind of tile is truly unique, which makes it easy to find one that will fit nicely into your San Antonio home. Ceramic Tile Ceramic tile is one of the most popular types for…