Preserve the beauty of your San Antonio home with floors that resist wear-and-tear. Floor Coverings International NW San Antonio offers a variety of durable San Antonio flooring options. Keep reading to discover our top picks!

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tile is an excellent option for its resistance to water, spills, stains, and scratches. It also wins points for appearance and versatility. Classic white, wood-look, or bright and colorful: porcelain tile can do it all. Porcelain is a classic option for bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor areas. It performs exceptionally well in damp places. The water-resistance of porcelain also means it won’t absorb spills and thus won’t stain.

Porcelain tile does have one weakness: when heavy objects are dropped on porcelain, you risk cracking it. Top-notch installation is crucial for the durability of porcelain tile. Gaps between the subfloor and the tile increase the risk of your tiles cracking.

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Engineered Vinyl Planks

Engineered vinyl planks are a durable, stunning new option for your home. The top layer of engineered vinyl is extremely durable, while the layer underneath can be printed with photorealistic images of wood. Able to expertly mimic a variety of colors, wood grains, and finishes, engineered vinyl planks can bring the classic beauty of hardwood to your home. Engineered vinyl is completely waterproof, making it ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor areas.

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Granite or Slate Tile

Natural stone tile is an extremely durable option for your home. The most durable natural stone options are granite and slate. These stones are both the hardest as well as the least porous. The less porous a stone, the higher its resistance to water.

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Solid Hardwood

Hardwood is a classically beautiful San Antonio flooring option that can last a lifetime. Inevitably, over the course of its life, hardwood floors will gain a few scratches, dings, and dents. Choosing solid hardwood allows you to sand down your floors when too much damage occurs, and bring them back to looking brand-new. You can also minimize the amount of damage by choosing a durable hardwood species, caring for your floors correctly, and protecting hardwood with area rugs in high-traffic areas. Some excellent options for durable hardwood include hickory and Brazilian cherry.

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Get Started in San Antonio Today

To learn more about your various flooring options, give the experts at Floor Coverings International NW San Antonio a call! We offer a variety of San Antonio flooring options to homeowners. Book a free in-home consultation today! We proudly serve San Antonio, Stone Oak, Alamo Heights and surrounding areas.

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