Types of Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is durable, low maintenance, and easy on the budget. It has more depth and texture today than it did a generation ago, so it can look like hardwood, tile, and stone, and comes in a variety of colors. Vinyl is soft underfoot, so it's comfortable to stand on for long periods. It's also…

How to Prevent Sun-Faded Hardwood Floors

Don’t think that because your home receives a lot of direct sunlight that you can’t have a beautiful hardwood floor. It just requires a little extra maintenance on your part. The floor covering experts at Floor Coverings International of Austin are here to discuss why fading occurs and how to prevent it. Fading, bleaching and…

How to Make Hardwood Floors Less Slippery

Hardwood floors are not naturally slippery, but can become slick after applying a coating of wax or polish, or especially if the floor’s surface is dirty. The best ways to reduce the risk of slipping on your hardwood floor is to keep it clean and dry. Floor Coverings International of Austin has a few tips on how…

How to Clean Gaps in Hardwood Floors

The flooring experts at Floor Coverings International of Austin are here to share some tips on how to clean the gaps in your hardwood flooring. Sweeping your hardwood floors is a great cleaning step, but it can push small particles of dirt and dust into the spaces between the planks. Your best bet for removing…

How to Remove Scuffs from Hardwood Floors

A common concern for people who own hardwood floors is the care and maintenance – particularly how to clean marks off of them without causing damage. Here are a few tips on how you will be able to get marks off hardwood floors using common household products. If you are in doubt about what to…

Area Rug Do’s & Don’ts

Area rugs offer a smart and elegant way to update the floors in your Austin, Westlake area home. But how do you choose the right style for your space? There are so many options out there to choose from: modern, geometric rugs with bold prints, classic oriental rugs and soft, plush white rugs perfect for curling…

All About Nylon Carpet

When Austin, Westlake area homeowners choose to install carpet, many opt for nylon. This synthetic carpet material is one of the most durable and trusted options on the market. At Floor Coverings International Austin, we often recommend nylon carpet for both residential and commercial spaces, especially for high traffic areas. Read on to learn all you need to know…

Crucial Bathroom Remodel Tips

When it’s time to remodel your bathroom, there are a lot of questions to consider. Depending on the materials you choose to work with and the complexity of the space, you could be facing a lengthy project. At Floor Coverings International Austin, our expertise goes beyond flooring installations. We also often work on bathroom remodels in the Austin, Westlake

All About Vinyl Plank Flooring

There are a lot of affordable flooring options on the market today. As a homeowner, the prospect of sorting through all of them and finding a durable, beautiful and cost-effective option can seem daunting. That’s where we come in at Floor Coverings International Austin. We love making flooring decisions easy for our customers. Today, we want to tell…

Benefits of Wide-Plank Hardwood Floors

Beautiful and timeless, hardwood has been a staple flooring material in the Austin, Westlake area and across the country for decades. It offers both durability and elegance to a wide range of residential and commercial spaces. But what if its benefits could be increased even further? At Floor Coverings International Austin we often suggest wide-plank hardwood to customers. This…