Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood: What You Need to Know

Hardwoods are a smart addition to any West Houston area home because they are durable, available in a wide variety of looks and colors, and also add value! One of the major decisions you’ll have to make when installing hardwoods is between solid and engineered. While both are made from real wood, the way they…

Pet-Friendly Flooring for West Houston Homeowners

If you’re in the process of building or remodeling your home, you know that flooring is one of the biggest decisions to be made. You need to install floors that hold up well to whatever use and abuse they will receive. The experts at Floor Coverings International West Houston share 4 of their favorite pet-friendly flooring options below! Wood-Look…

Marble Tile in West Houston

About Marble Tile Homeowners in the greater West Houston and Sugar Land areas that want a classic and elegant look in their home love marble tile! Marble is a natural tile that works great as a backsplash, floor, or countertop in your kitchen or bathroom. Marble is formed when limestone recrystallizes under intense pressure and heat. Marble is then…

A Guide on Selecting the Perfect Hardwood Species

Hardwood is one of the most popular flooring types in the greater West Houston and Sugar Land areas, and it’s not hard to see why! Hardwood is durable, stylish, and adds value to a home. Choosing to install new hardwood comes with a lot of different questions to answer. The experts at Floor Coverings International West Houston make this part a little easier…

Our 5 Favorite Bathroom Flooring Options

One of the easiest things you can do to improve the look of your home and add value to it is to remodel the bathroom. Sometimes, homeowners want to change everything, including putting in a new sink and counter and upgrading the tub or shower. Flooring is an easy way to update the look of…

Meet The Luxury Flooring Trend of 2017

Just when you think you’ve seen it all with popular trends for Sugar Land homes, something new comes along and surprises you. Meet the newest flooring fad – parquet! The style incorporates multiple hardwood species to create beautiful flooring designs. This elegant and luxurious flooring choice allows you to channel your own personal style into…

Comparing Tile Choices for Your Home

Featured in the February Issue of Energy Corridor Living By César Augusto Dam Ricci, Director, Floor Coverings International of West Houston Aside from the popularity of hardwood flooring in the United States, there has been an increasing interest in tile flooring, especially in flood-prone Houston. One thing we have noticed in the flooring industry is…

3 Unexpected Kid-Friendly Flooring Choices

Sometimes it’s good to think outside the box when it comes to flooring. Sure, carpet, hardwood, and tile are classic choices that look beautiful in any home, but there are also many more types of flooring that may better suit your needs. For example, West Houston parents with young children may find that traditional flooring choices…