Category Archives: Flooring

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The Best Flooring for Dogs

Whether you’re in the market for a new home or working on renovating your current one, choosing the right pet-friendly flooring as a pet owner requires some important considerations. Finding flooring that both suits your personal style and accommodates your animals might seem like a challenge, but there are plenty of options that will work for everyone. […]

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Best Floors For Small Spaces

Many homes have at least a couple of small spaces, whether that’s a guest room, parlor, tiny hallway or mudroom. Even bedrooms can be tiny depending on the type of house you have. If you’re thinking of switching out the flooring during a renovation, you may want to consider  materials that open up the small […]

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How to Choose Flooring For an Open Plan House

One of the biggest ticket items for any home renovation is the flooring. This is a big chunk of your budget, particularly if you’re planning an open concept where the expanse of flooring is large. It stands to reason that you would want to put a lot of thought into which type of flooring to […]

Top Tips For Choosing Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors

When it’s time to replace the flooring in your home or office, you may want to consider something a bit different: luxury vinyl plank flooring. On its way to becoming the most popular flooring option in the country, LVT gives you the look of real hardwood without the upkeep and cost. When choosing vinyl wood […]

The Evolution of Wood Floor Trends

It seems since the dawn of time, flooring has just been there. It’s gone through many changes, to be sure, from dirt, sand, and straw to wood, concrete, and bamboo. Over the years, many trends have begun and ended, depending on the current style, material availability, comfort and durability. Here’s a look at how the […]

Can You Use Engineered Hardwood in Your Bathroom?

If you’re planning on renovating your bathroom or adding a whole new one onto your house, one of your first considerations will be what kind of flooring you will choose. From the texture and maintenance to appearance and cost, there are many factors that go into such a decision. You may be considering adding engineered […]

The Best Flooring Types For Mobility Device Users

Are you thinking of a new floor installation in San Antonio this year? If you use a mobility device — or a loved one does – such as a walker, cane or wheelchair, you may be curious as to which type of flooring would be best. Keep in mind that the effectiveness and safety of […]

How to Choose Kitchen Tile for Your San Antonio Home

Choosing the right kitchen tile can be a tricky task. You need it to be durable and functional, yet still look amazing and complement your existing (or desired) design aesthetic. And while you want your kitchen to look hip and trendy, you don’t want to pick a trend that will end up on someone’s worst trends […]

The Best Floors For Home Day Cares and Play Rooms

If you own a home day care or have a play room in your house, you may be wondering what the best type of flooring would be for that specific application. As you know, those play spaces get a lot of traffic and take a lot of abuse by children who throw toys and jump […]

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Fact vs. Fiction: Cleaning Tile Grout

Tile flooring is common in many rooms of the home, such as entryways, breezeways, bathrooms, kitchens, mudrooms and laundry rooms. Tile is easy to clean, which makes it a great flooring option for these busy – and often messy – rooms of your home. While tile certainly has its perks, it also has its drawbacks, […]

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