Is Cork Flooring Right For You?

Here at Floor Coverings International Houston Heights, we’re dedicated to helping home and business owners in the greater Greater Heights, Montrose, Upper Kirby, Museum District, and Downtown areas find the perfect flooring for their needs. We carry a wide array of flooring materials that can get the job done, no matter the project size or budget. That includes cork flooring, which boasts many great features and benefits…

Ceramic vs. Porcelain — What’s the Difference?

Most homeowners are aware that ceramic and porcelain tile flooring is an excellent choice for just about every roomin the house—but if you ask them to explain the difference between ceramic and porcelain, you’ll probably see their faces glaze over with confusion. So what exactly is the difference between these two styles of flooring that…

Alternative Places to Install Tile

We all know the benefits of tile flooring in your home: it's highly durable, resistant to water, and available in a variety of beautiful designs. But aside from the typical places we find tile—bathroom floors, shower walls, kitchen floors, backsplashes, and so forth—you might not always think of other creative ways to use this versatile…

3 Solutions for a Modern Kitchen Design

Houston Heights area homeowners are looking to stay on top of the latest trends when it comes to home design. With an abundance of materials, textures, and colors to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right combination to create the contemporary look you desire. Today, our experts at Floor Coverings International Houston Heights share 3 different…

Our 4 Favorite Tile Backsplash Designs

A tile backsplash is used to cover up the space behind a kitchen sink, bathroom sink, or stove. It helps to protect the wall from food spatter, oil, and more. It’s also a great opportunity to add more design and character to your bathroom or kitchen. There are many different design options and materials that…

4 Hardwood Trends to Consider For Your Houston Heights Home

Hardwood floors are a classic look that work in almost every room of the house. Regardless of the color, style, or type of wood chosen, hardwood flooring will add an elegant and sophisticated look to any home. Searching for the perfect hardwood can be a bit overwhelming, but it’s an important decision to make! While…

An Overview of Our 3 Favorite Natural Stone Tiles

Tile is a popular flooring choice due to its many style choices, water resistance, and durability. In the greater Greater Heights, Montrose, Upper Kirby, Museum District, and Downtown areas, homeowners love natural stone tiles because they add a unique look to their home. Natural stone works great as flooring, a backsplash, or even a countertop. If you’re considering installing natural stone, read below…

Our 3 Favorite Floors for Houston Heights Pet Owners

Pets are a great addition to any Houston Heights home! With pets, however, come some added concerns for your flooring. Not all flooring is pet-friendly, but you do have options! The experts at Floor Coverings International Houston Heights outline their favorite pet-friendly floors below! Laminate Laminate is one of our favorite options for Houston Heights pet owners. Laminate imitates…

6 Tips for Protecting Your Wood Flooring and Extending Its Life Span

Hardwood flooring is a premier investment in your home’s interior design and value. Few flooring types compare with the beauty, warmth, and richness of real wood. Its classic appeal now comes in more wood types, grains, colors, finishes and plank size options than ever before. When you make an investment in hardwood flooring, you want…

Our Favorite Stone Tiles for Houston Heights

One timeless flooring look that provides style and practicality is stone. It is perfect for any home searching for a more modern look. With so many different types of stone that Floor Coverings International Houston Heights carries, it is practically customizable for any Houston Heights home. Do you want large, uniform slabs? Or would small, mosaic tiles better fit…