Category Archives: Flooring

View blog posts about flooring from the experts at Designer Wood Flooring in San Antonio, Texas.

What Can Scratch a Hardwood Floor and How to Avoid It

When you first get hardwood floors installed in your home, you understandably want to keep them in pristine condition for as long as possible. But, of course, life gets in the way, and scratches and other imperfections can and do happen. It’s important to know what can scratch your hardwood floors, and how to prevent […]

The Best Flooring Options for Teens

If you have teenagers in the house, you know how rough they can be, especially when it comes to your furniture and flooring. Perhaps you have designated a room for them to use with their siblings and friends, such as a finished basement or game room complete with video consoles and pool tables. You’ll need […]

The Best Flooring Type for Your Home Office

If your home office is in need of a flooring refresh, you may be spending a lot of time contemplating which material would be best. After all, the flooring you choose will dictate many things, from comfort and acoustics to maintenance and function. Hardwood…tile…carpet…laminate: which one to choose? Making the right choice can seem daunting, […]

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What to Expect When Installing Wide Plank Wood Floors

More than 55 percent of the hardwood floors that are sold on the market today are wide plank wood floors. If you’re looking to install hardwood flooring in your Southeast Texas home, you may be overwhelmed by all the sizes and widths. Why not consider wide plank wood floors? They have a unique look that’s […]

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How to Remove Water Stains From Hardwood Floors

Do you have unsightly water stains on your hardwood flooring? This can be a frustrating situation, given how much of an investment hardwood can be and how valuable it is. Fortunately, there are ways you can remove those stains without damaging the wood itself. In fact, in the process, you can make your floors look […]

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Why Choose Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring?

Sheet vinyl and vinyl tile have always been a favorite flooring material that homeowners choose for their kitchens and bathrooms. But vinyl has a reputation for being cheap when compared with other flooring materials. Not so with luxury vinyl flooring (LVF) or luxury vinyl plank flooring (LVP). Instead of featuring a thin layer of flexible […]

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How to Clean and Maintain Tile Floors

Tile is a popular option for many homeowners looking to add new flooring. Not only is it beautiful and available in a wide range of colors and styles, it’s also easy to clean and maintain. Here’s how to keep your tile floor looking great. Vacuum and Dust Using a vacuum or a fluffy dust mop, […]

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How to Protect Your Hardwood Floor

Wood flooring is a classic flooring option that doesn’t go out of style. It also costs a lot to install, so do all you can to protect it, as damage can result in expensive repairs. To keep your hardwood floors looking gorgeous for as long as you can, heed these tips. Take Your Shoes Off […]

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How to Clean Hardwood Floors the Right Way

Hardwood flooring is no doubt a beautiful addition to any home. However, they have to be cleaned regularly and properly to ensure they stay looking their best. Here are some tips to go about cleaning your hardwood floors, from routine cleaning to deep cleaning. Routine Cleaning In high-traffic areas, such as kitchens and dining rooms, […]

What to Consider Before Installing a New Floor in San Antonio

Whether you wish to install new flooring throughout your whole house or just one or two rooms, there are some important considerations to keep in mind before making your decision on flooring type. There are so many flooring choices available to you, from hardwood to tile. Make Sure it Gels With Your Personal Tastes When […]