Category Archives: Flooring

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

How to Choose Paint Colors to Match Your Wood Floors

  When it’s time to redesign your home with hardwood flooring, you first have to take into account how the floor’s undertones will impact the room’s appearance and functionality. If you’re considering painting your walls a new color, how will you achieve the look you want, whether a dramatic contrast or a cohesive, subtle design? […]

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What to Know About Cleaning Tile Grout

Do you have ceramic tile flooring in your home? Then you know all too well how quickly it can get dirty, especially in the grout areas. If you don’t regularly clean and maintain your tile floors, they will lose their luster and look perpetually drab. You may not quite be ready for a tile installation […]

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The Best Flooring For Laundry Rooms

You spend a lot of time in your laundry room, so it’s natural that you would want the flooring to be comfortable, functional and easy to clean. Sure, the layout, size, washer and dryer, and lighting you choose for your laundry room is important, but the flooring is perhaps one of the biggest considerations to […]

7 Ways to Prep Your Home For New Wood Flooring

Planning for a new wood flooring project can be chaotic but if you prepare ahead of time, the process should go smoothly. Your wood flooring installation team will handle all the work overall, but there are some things you need to do to prep for their arrival. This will help keep dangerous conditions at bay […]

Why You Should Choose Dark Wood Floors For Your Home

You already know that hardwood flooring adds value, beauty and long-lasting appeal to your home; the question is: do you go with a dark or a light hardwood? From kitchens to living rooms to hallways, hardwood flooring is an ideal choice for many homeowners. Let us help you in your decision between light and dark, […]

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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