Category Archives: Flooring

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

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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Which Types of Flooring Are Best For Hot and Humid Climates?

As you know from living in San Antonio, the weather can get quite hot and humid. How does your flooring fare with that type of climate? When floors get damp, moisture seeps into the foundation and even walls, causing irreparable damage to your home. Different flooring materials will function differently depending on what kind of […]

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7 Tips for Matching Hardwood Floors With Furniture

Choosing the right flooring for your home is important, but it’s not the only step. You then have to consider which colors and styles you want to go with. But even more importantly, your choice should complement your existing furniture so everything works in harmony. When it comes to hardwood flooring, this design consideration is […]

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How to Maintain Beautiful Hardwood Floors in Beaumont

If you have hardwood floors in Beaumont, you know how well they complement your home. They increase your property value, they add beauty to your interiors, and they’re easy to clean. But you also know that they take a good amount of upkeep to ensure they stay glossy, scratch-free and elegant. From dirt brought in […]

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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 […]