Category Archives: Flooring

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

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 […]

Pros and Cons of 6 Types of Common San Antonio Flooring Options

There are countless details to consider when renovating or improving your home. The flooring type you choose is very important, as it will set the stage for the design and functionality of your entire home. From hardwood to tile, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of six types of flooring. 1.  Hardwood […]

The Best Flooring Options for Aging Adults

If you are an older homeowner looking to age in place in your home, yet would like to make a few improvements and updates to your space, choosing the right kind of flooring is imperative. Consider these five main factors before making a decision: Slip-resistance: The flooring material you choose should feature a non-slip surface […]

Benefits of Bathroom Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors in the bathroom? You can indeed put hardwood in your master or guest bathroom, as it’s both a beautiful and durable flooring material. This makes the best choice for more sophisticated bathrooms in San Antonio. Many people don’t consider hardwood flooring in the bathroom due to their fear that it will lead to […]

Designer Flooring: Types and Trends for 2020

With 2020 stretched before us, we face so many fresh possibilities when it comes to giving your home a makeover with updated flooring. Let’s take a look ahead at the flooring types and trends for the new year. What to Expect Hard surface flooring will continue to grow in popularity with homeowners, including hardwood, tile, […]

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