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Is Solid or Engineered Hardwood Better for Your Austin Home?

When choosing hardwood floors for your home, you’ll have the option of either solid hardwood or engineered hardwood. Floor Coverings International Austin is proud to install both types in homes throughout Austin, and we understand the unique pros and cons of each. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between engineered and solid hardwood flooring! Composition The composition…
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The Perfect Living Room Flooring for Your Austin Home

Your living room is an important area of your home: a room to relax in, a gathering point for friends, a place to spend quality time with family. The best flooring for your living room should be both beautiful and durable. Below, Floor Coverings International Austin has compiled our favorite living room flooring options! Hardwood Hardwood is a…

Hardwood or Luxury Vinyl: Which is the Best Option for Your Home?

The timeless beauty and durability of hardwood draw many homeowners to this classic flooring, but it's not the perfect fit for every Austin home. If price, maintenance, and potential water damage concern you, it's smart to consider a wood-look alternative. We suggest luxury vinyl planks: a durable, versatile, and visually appealing alternative to hardwood. Keep reading to compare the…
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Kitchen Flooring: Hardwood vs. Tile

Hardwood and tile are both classic, tried-and-true flooring options for Austin kitchens. Floor Coverings International Austin is proud to supply various tile and hardwood flooring options to Austin homeowners. We’ve compared the benefits of each to help you make the best decision for your home. Durability Hardwood While hardwood is a durable option for your home, it’s prone…

Infographic: 4 Projects to Start Around the Home

With summer approaching, it's the perfect time to start a new project in your house. The team here at Floor Coverings International has a few ideas to take advantage of long summer days and make your home feel refreshed.   Photo Credits: © Anton Kossmann, © MPanchenko, © Marga Goudsbloem, © Dilok Kiatlertnapha
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Creating Bold Home Designs with Hardwood

At Floor Coverings International Austin, we often mention how much we love the timeless appeal of hardwood floors. While it is true that hardwood flooring can bring a classic touch to homes throughout Austin, Westlake and surrounding areas, hardwood can also be used to make much more bold statements. If you are planning your next home project and are…
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Best Hardwood Flooring for Pets

If you are an Austin homeowner who has pets, you’ve probably wondered if hardwood flooring is a feasible option for you. Floor Coverings International Austin has compiled a list of some of the best types of hardwood flooring for pet owners. These hardwoods will look great while holding up well against scratching and other pet-caused damages, allowing you…
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Most Durable Types of Hardwood Flooring

When it comes to hardwoods, not all species are going to make good flooring material. Typically, exotic hardwoods are stronger, which is why they come at a premium. However, there are also common domestic hardwoods that can stand up heavy foot traffic and many years of use. The Floor Coverings International Austin team can help you choose from…
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3 Hardwood Flooring Trends to Try

Hardwood floors may be classic and traditional, but don’t think that you can’t also find unique and trendy hardwood options for your Austin home. In fact, flooring manufacturers are constantly creating special details and finishes that will make your hardwood floors stand out from the crowd. Here are a few of the hardwood flooring trends…
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Infographic: Your Guide to Hardwood

Here at Floor Coverings International Austin, we want to help you make the best flooring decision possible. Here are a few things you should know before choosing a hardwood. Photo Credits: © Elenabsl, © MPanchenko, © Artazum