Infographic: Your Guide to Engineered Vinyl Plank

It's time to get rid of all preconceived notions you have of vinyl flooring! This wood alternative flooring provides all the durability and beauty of solid hardwood at a fraction of the cost. Engineered vinyl plank flooring looks and feels like the real thing but can be used in more spaces and installs much easier…

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…

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…

Use Your Floors to Create A Rustic Look

If coziness, warmth, and natural materials are important parts of your aesthetic, you might be part of the rustic design community. From the quaint farmhouse feel characterized by light, open space, and wood accents, to the full-on cabin décor that gives a sense of being tucked away someplace in the woods, there are many different…

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…

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…

Best Flooring Options For Pet Owners

We love our pets, but they come with challenges. When it comes to flooring, stains and scratches are common byproducts from our furry friends. The team at Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio is here to help. Read on to learn about what flooring types we recommend to resist stains and scratches in your San Antonio home. Hardwood Hardwood is…

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.…

Carpet Care: How to Clean 4 Common Stains

San Antonio homeowners choose carpet flooring for the warmth and comfort it brings to their home. Carpet is expected to last around 10 years with proper care, and in that lifetime it is sure to receive several stains. After all, where life happens, spills happen! Floor Coverings International of Northwest San Antonio is here to help with tips on how to clean…

Interview with Local Interior Designer Jana Valdez

Many of our customers are always looking for the newest trend to try in their homes. In order to keep you in the loop with the latest styles, materials, and aesthetics, we reached out to local interior designer Jana Valdez of Haven Design and Construction. She provides personalized design advice that will make your home…