Hardwood Know-How: Choosing The Right Plank Width

  During the colonial era in America, hardwood flooring came in the widest planks possible. They were easier to make and allowed homes to be built faster. As time progressed, narrow planks were installed in homes as a symbol of status. Today, different plank widths can be used depending on the design of the room.…

Top Tips For Cleaning Laminate Floors

Here at Floor Coverings International Katy we love laminate floors and homeowners in Katy, TX seem to agree. Laminate is available in many great styles, from classic tile to wood-look plank. On the practical side of things, laminate’s main selling point is durability, but to maximize the long-lasting nature of this flooring material, you will need to keep…

Infographic: Understand Hardwood Durability

If you're installing hardwood in your home, it's important to understand how your lifestyle will impact the floors and the durability that is required. With the wide selection of hardwood varieties available, you'll easily find one that complements your aesthetic and can stand up to the wear and tear of your household. The experts at…

How to Protect Your Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring will increase the resale value of your home, but to maximize your investment, you need to take care of your beautiful floors from day one! At Floor Coverings International Katy, we’ve collected an awesome list of tips to help homeowners in the Katy area get the most out of their hardwood flooring. Use Furniture Pads To protect…

The Best Tips For Shower Tile

Add shower-power to your bathroom remodel when you get smart about tile flooring and wall accents. With help from the team at Floor Coverings International Katy, you can totally revamp your shower experience. Just keep reading! Tile flooring and tile wall accents will add visual flair to your shower while protecting the underlying structure of your home from…

The Best Carpet For Your Dining Room

Carpet will add style and comfort to your dining room. It’s a great design choice for homeowners who love to throw dinner parties and want to add extra luxury and comfort for their guests. With a little help from Floor Coverings International Katy, it’s easy to pick the best carpet for your dining room. Notes on Sizing For…

Hardwood Flooring: When to Refinish and When to Replace

One of the main reasons that Katy homeowners choose hardwood flooring is because it’s durable enough to last for years without needing any kind of serious maintenance. In the right conditions, a regular routine of sweeping and light mopping can allow some varieties of hardwood to last for decades. But no matter how careful you…

Infographic: A Beginner’s Guide to Natural Stone Tile

Natural stone tile is a valuable investment that will bring durability and beauty to your Katy home for years to come. Before you settle on a style, allow Floor Coverings International Katy to weigh in on the most important qualities to look out for and our favorite styles of bathroom tile. Photo Credit: ©ThePixmanStock, ©Kagai19927, ©Kues, ©Mykhailo Pavlenko,…

Create a Restful Bedroom With Hardwood Flooring

Carpet is the traditional flooring choice for bedrooms, but many homeowners in the Katy area are falling in love with the beauty and warmth of hardwood flooring for this serene space. Your master bedroom should be the most relaxing room in your home, and the team at Floor Coverings International Katy can help you make the perfect flooring…

Porcelain Versus Ceramic Tile

Porcelain is a type of ceramic that is commonly found in bathrooms and kitchens in the Katy area. Among ceramic flooring options, porcelain tile carries a certain cachet and a reputation for superior quality. At Floor Coverings International Katy we sat down to sort fact from rumor and decide if porcelain is really a superior flooring material, or…

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