A Starter Guide to Carpet Types

When it comes to choosing carpet, there are many elements to consider. Luckily, our expert team at Floor Coverings International Austin can help guide you through the choices so you find the right carpet for your home. The following is a beginner’s guide covering some of the most common carpeting styles in Austin: Carpeting Fibers The first aspect to…

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…

Best Flooring Types for the Budget Conscious Homeowner

New flooring can have a positive impact on the overall look of your Austin home, and thankfully, it doesn't have to break the bank. The Floor Coverings International Austin team can help you select the best floor that meets your needs and budget. If you find yourself shopping for new floors on a tight budget, be sure to consider…

Tile Maintenance Tips for Clean Grout

Floor Coverings International Austin has a little secret for Austin homeowners. If you own tile flooring, a key component in your maintenance routine is not the tiles themselves, but the grout! Cleaning your tiles is important too, but if you really want that floor to shine over time, you’ll want to pay special attention to the background substance…

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

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…

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…

Infographic: Homeowner’s Guide to Laminate Flooring

If you’re looking for floors that are as durable as they are attractive, laminate flooring might be the perfect choice for your Austin home. Check out this brand new infographic from Floor Coverings International Austin and remember to schedule your free in-home consultation if you still have questions! Our team proudly serves the greater Austin, Westlake area, so get…

3 Kid-Friendly Flooring Picks

Kids are amazing, fun, and definitely make life more interesting. They can also make a mess and leave your floors stained, nicked, and scratched. While you have kids at home, you should choose floors that you won't cry over if they get damaged. You should also choose materials that are resilient and easy to clean.…

Infographic: Know Your Carpet Pile Styles

Choosing the best carpet for your home ultimately depends on personal preference, but it helps to be informed about the different types of carpet and their pro's and con's. Floor Coverings International Austin is here to help with an infographic on carpet pile styles.   Photo Credit: © Andrei Kobylko © GLandStudio © Theerapol Pongkangsananan © kreatorex © Oleksandr Berezko © Aria Pearlilla