Category Archives: Flooring

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

Buyers’ Guide to Flooring: Hardwood vs. Luxury Vinyl

If you have decided to get new flooring, the first question you may ask yourself is: what kind? If you have your heart set on a hard surface as opposed to carpeting, you have two main choices: hardwood floors or luxury vinyl tile, or LVT for short. How do you know which is the best […]

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5 Myths About Cleaning Tile and Grout

Maintaining tile and grout isn’t always as easy as you think when you decide to install it. You have to give your tile and grout plenty of TLC just like any other surface in your home in order to prevent staining and deterioration over time. It can be a challenge to properly clean tile and […]

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Floors

Spring is here, the birds are chirping, the sun is out and the flowers are blooming. It’s a time of rebirth and rejuvenation – no wonder why so many people take this opportunity to throw open the windows and clean house. You likely have many different types of flooring throughout your home, from hardwood to […]

Flooring Trends You Should Know for 2019

Keeping your home up-to-date starts with your floor. Here are some of the hottest 2019 flooring trends featuring style, durability and staying power. Trends across hard surfaces, such as wood, tile, vinyl and laminate, are staying consistent in the new year. Hard surface manufacturers continue to replicate natural wood and stone flooring. Timeless Versatility Carpeting […]

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How to Add Texture and Character to Your Wood Floors

Over the last several years, the trend has been moving far away from formal décor trends in hardwood flooring towards flooring boasting a homier, more lived-in look. Rustic chic is one style that’s been taking homes by storm. Adding greater texture and a slightly less pristine appearance to your floors is a great way to […]

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How to Clean Tile Flooring

If you have ceramic tile flooring, you know how quickly it can show dirt and grime. Failing to keep up with cleaning and maintenance can leave your tile floors looking drab. This is especially true if you’re facing a tile installation or repair project. Keep those floors looking new with these smart cleaning techniques that […]

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Choosing the Best Wood Flooring for Small Spaces

When decorating small spaces, you’ll need the same level of attention as if you were decorating a larger space. Yes, the basic rules of small space design apply to flooring, but you also need to consider how the wood species, color and width of your hardwood floors will fit into small-space principles. Here are some […]

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Benefits of a Mobile Showroom

Seeing is believing. Although so many people shop online, sometimes it’s best just to touch and feel something, looking at it with your own eyes. You can’t truly get a feel for something unless you see it in person. This is true with flooring as well, perhaps more so because this is a product you’ll […]

What is the Best Wood Flooring for Kids and Pets in San Antonio?

With kids and pets underfoot, you know your flooring has to be up to the task of handling all that traffic. From pets’ claws to soccer cleats, from spilled milk to dropped toys, the wood flooring you choose in your high-traffic areas should be durable, long-lasting and ready for anything. You don’t have to sacrifice […]

Replace or Refinish Your Hardwood Floors?

Are your hardwood floors worth saving? If yes, there are ways to get them looking like new. If not, it may be time to replace them. Either way, we’ll help you figure it out. Hardwood floors are a great choice for homeowners, as they’re not only beautiful, but natural, hypoallergenic and long-lasting as well. In […]