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Vinyl Flooring Gives Austin Homeowners the Look of Wood, Stone or Tile—Without the Price

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Austin is “hill country of Texas,” and there are some wonderful springs and falls there. People in Austin love to re-create that natural, woodsy atmosphere in their homes, but wood, stone and tile can be pricey, not to mention uncomfortable. Austin is also a college town so, chances are, if ...
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Quality Vinyl Floor Products a Great Investment for Your Austin Home 

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For homeowners in Austin, vinyl floors have long been known as the value flooring system. In the past, vinyl flooring was often selected because of its low price and high-durability. Those same benefits have not changed, and for these reasons, today's homeowners are still buying vinyl ...
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Texas Flooring Professionals Has Your Next Vinyl Floor

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Vinyl floors are becoming more and more popular among homeowners in Austin.  There are a multitude of reasons for this.   While everyone wants a floor that has that wow factor, hardwood and tile can get a little bit pricey.  If installed properly a vinyl floor can look as spectacular.  There ...
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Using Reclaimed Wood Flooring- Why it is Such a Good Idea

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Hardwood flooring is one of the most popular flooring options for new home builds and remodelling projects. It offers beauty, elegance, durability, and a great value for the initial cost. One of the best things about installing a hardwood floor for your home is that the cost can be much lower ...
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Bamboo Flooring: What You Should Know

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One of the hardiest and most prolific of grasses, bamboo has become the poster child for green living, especially when it comes to using it for flooring. Here’s why. Bamboo grows like a tall grass, but it acts like a wood. Just like an all-natural product, there are some pros and cons to ...
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Like the best of chefs, designers need not follow the crowd when it comes to carpet

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Use carpet as a way to break through conventional thinking and to be more individual and upbeat with décor. So, as we move back indoors when Fall approaches, what better time to “harvest” the bounty of color, texture, pattern and feel, and season our décor – season after season.Designers love ...
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Labor Day Dyson Sale

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About Ceramic Tile

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Ceramic tile comes in two forms: glazed, the most common, and unglazed. Glazed tile can have a white or clay-colored body onto which the pigmented glaze is fixed to the tile when fired under high heat. Glazed tiles are hard and non-porous with a surface that is stain, scratch and fire ...
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Walk Softly

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If carpet were a relationship, it just might be the perfect one, softer to the touch than ever before yet rugged enough to stand up to life’s daily rigors.Soft is the big word in carpet these days. New soft nylons, polyesters, wools and even eco-friendly carpets made from recycled plastic ...
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Professional Installation is the Best Way to Protect Your Investment in New Flooring

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Today’s new flooring choices are so numerous they could probably replace the numbers on a roulette wheel. Nevertheless, you can come up with the right choice without gambling when you opt for the assistance of a professional installation team from a local flooring dealer. Most flooring ...
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Concrete’s gone decorative…indoors and out!

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Already popular in the South and West where people live outdoors more of the year, decorative concrete is starting to root in other parts of the country, too.  Can you even imagine decorative concrete?  See is believing.  Some of the techniques used to bring concrete to the halls of ...
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What to look for when you are considering a “hand-scraped” hardwood flooring option

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You’ve decided to get new flooring for your home, maybe just a room.  You want it to be different, maybe even exotic. You’ve narrowed down your choice to a hardwood that is “hand-scraped”…you love the look. It’s distinctive, unique…it’s “you.”If you are thinking “hand-scraped” it’s ...
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Can Resilient Flooring Actually Be Better Than the Real Thing?

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Do you like the appearance of ceramic tile or stone but don’t like the way it feels? Some of the alternatives are so real that you can’t tell the difference. In fact, some of the products are referred to as super-natural. The look of stone or ceramic tile will add elegance to any home and continues ...
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Decorating with Area Rugs

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Decorating with area rugs can be a joy if you start out with some basics. Area rugs come in many varieties and styles.  They are referred to by two sizes, the nominal and actual.  For instance, a 9”x 12” is the nominal size (advertised size) yet the actual size will be probably 8.6” x 11.6”. ...
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Tile and Stone: A Renaissance for Design

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The look of tile and stone is experiencing quite a Renaissance as designers and home decorators have discovered its underlying artistic temperament and creativity for any budget.  Color continues to allow us to express ourselves in new and exciting ways. Want to make some inexpensive and quick ...
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How to Use Glass Tiles to Create a Beautiful Floor or Wall

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Glass was used in as early as 2500 BC, but was not used until the 3rd Century BC before it was brought to Greece, Persia and India. One of the reasons that glass tile took time to evolve was because of the complexities of glass. It takes very high temperatures to melt glass and the technology for ...
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The Glamour of Medallions

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Nothing adds style to a room quite like a medallion.                        Great décor is all about lasting impressions which is why medallions strike a chord with great designers. Hardwood floor manufacturers have formed design councils to provide input and advice for their product development ...
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Take Care – We’re Talking Tile

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To keep your kitchen looking good, follow these tips. Things you can do to keep your tile floor, walls, countertops and backsplashes looking new!Rule #1: General precautions – for ANY tile.1. Regularly remove dirt and grit to prevent scratching.2. On floors, use walk off mats to trap dirt and ...
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Luxurious Leather for your home in San Antonio

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Elegant and enduring.  Classic and contemporary.  Leather for floors and walls has been used for centuries in Europe and Asia, and now designers are embracing the natural warmth, rich colors and sensuous fragrance of leather and placing it in everything from private jets to exclusive dance clubs.  ...
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The Accent Is On Exotic Hardwoods

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“Exotic” is the name given to wood, mostly hardwoods, from faraway lands. Because they mostly originate in the tropics, South America, Asia and Africa, the name was an obvious and alluring choice. Exotics appear “foreign” to American eyes because of their unusual colors and grain patterns. You can ...
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Why Reclaimed Wood Is a Great Option to Consider

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Hardwood floors are loved by many and accent walls using wood are catching up in popularity. If you're another wood lover, consider using reclaimed wood in your home. You don't need to install a new floor to incorporate this sustainable wood in your home. You could create an accent wall in your ...
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How to Keep Your Carpet Looking New

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Carpet is a textile; so it is delicate.  Like any fabric or piece of clothing, it will stay looking new if it is properly maintained. There are several elements to a proper maintenance program.There are several elements. If your carpet is carefully maintained, it will look good for years. You must ...
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What Color is Your Personality?

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Each of us is born with certain personality traits. Just look at your own family and your siblings. Even though children have identical parents and grow up in the same house, they can be very different. We have quirks about the food we eat, ‘I can’t eat bananas; they're slimy, or I hate raisins ...
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How to Create Garden Walls & Railings

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Nothing beats a little privacy in your garden...and what better way to get that than from a few well-placed garden walls and railings? Here’s our list of tips and tricks for getting the most out of your garden walls and railings!Consider brick over stone – not only is it more affordable, it ...
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Modern Kitchen Design Ideas

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Regardless of the budget you have for kitchen renovations, you can make the most of your redesign without having to file bankruptcy.Here, then, are our tips and tricks to consider for your modern kitchen!Caesar Stone surfaces are a great option for a sleek, modern look that don’t have the expense ...
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Should You Install Bamboo in your Kitchen?

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Bamboo has quickly emerged as one of the trendiest flooring options in modern times. This is in no small part due to bamboo’s sustainability (because bamboo is quickly, and easily, generated, it’s considered a “green” product that doesn’t leave a large carbon footprint on the environment) and ...
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Dont Recycle, Repurpose!

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Not everything has to be thrown away in a renovation. Sometimes, to save some money, all you have to do is reuse – and repurpose – some old stuff! Here, then, is our list of tips and tricks on what you can repurpose…and what might be better off somewhere else:Got an old chair rail (or two)? ...
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Bathroom Flooring Trends

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If it’s time to give your bathroom a much-needed makeover, you might want to consider a few different options when it comes to the floors. You don’t need to stick to boring white tile, but you do have to make sure that your flooring option is both water-proof and durable without compromising your ...
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How to Cut Clutter

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If you've been in a home for any period of time, you know that one of the most common problems is clutter. Be it for an increase in family size, laziness, or lack of time to declutter, cluttering is a common problem in American homes today. Here, then, is our list of tips and tricks to reduce the ...
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Unique Tile Options for your Fireplace

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If your fireplace mantel has seen better days, you might want to consider re-facing it. Of course, the most popular method of re-facing fireplace mantels today is to use tile...but if you can’t afford, or don’t want to use, glass tiles (which is the most popular tile choice for fireplaces), here’s ...
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How To Optimize Your Closet Space

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So, you have a closet that could use a bit of a sprucing up – maybe there’s too much clutter, maybe things aren’t properly organized, maybe you just need a change of scenery – but you’re not sure where to start. Here are some tips and tricks to organize your space:Prune down your clothing ...
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Congrats to Shaw and Mohawk

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We at Texas Flooring Professionals are proud to be affiliated with some of the best flooring manufacturers in the world. This allows us to bring the best products to our customers in the Austin, San Marcos and San Antonio areas.Two of our manufacturers – Shaw and Mohawk – like us, are eco-friendly. ...
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Everything – Yes, Even The Floors! – Is Bigger In Texas! 

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What’s your style? Well, you could be New York style – all full of trends and minimalism – or you could be Texas style – big, bold, and unique!Here at Texas Flooring Professionals, we’re committed to bring you the biggest, and best, in Texas home style at a fraction of the cost of those other ...
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Top Home Improvement Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

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No matter when you bought your home, the following tips are essential to know if you’re planning on keeping your home at its current value...or higher!When you’re getting ready to do a major home renovation, stick to the projects that add value to your home. Refinishing the hardwood floors is, of ...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of the Man Cave

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A man cave is a place where not only the man can escape from reality. Fear not, the kids can tag along too (especially on game day - insert sporting event here). More than likely, if you don't already have a man-cave in your house, your guy would love one. Even if they don't say they want one, you ...
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Which Type of Carpet Cushion is Right for Your Floors? 

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Distinct types of carpet require different types of cushions. The type of cushion you should use with your carpet depends upon the type of comfort that you seek. Not everyone requires a cushy feel with their carpet. It depends where you're using the carpet and your comfort level. Typically, a ...
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Texas Flooring Professionals Launch New Website

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Providing local customers with the finest service in the flooring industry is what we do best. All of our work is held to the highest standard; our services gallery and samples of our work showcase some examples to give you a better feel for what we can accomplish. With a convenient product catalog ...
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 Is That Hardwood Flooring in Your Home - nope, it's Laminate

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Many people love the look of hardwood flooring. But the cost and upkeep sometimes scares people away from purchasing it. As beautiful as hardwood is, unfortunately it’s not for everyone or their budget. 
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The Importance of Subflooring

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For a while now, we’ve been talking about subfloors – but what are they, and why are they important to your flooring project? Let’s find out!First, a definition: a subfloor is nothing more than a floor’s foundation. Typically, subfloors are made of plywood, but they can also be made of ...
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Ceramic Tile: Frequently Asked Questions

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What, exactly, is ceramic tile made from?Ceramic tiles are made of clay! Yes, ceramic is formed when clay – or a clay mixture – is fired in a special oven called a kiln, then glaze-finished. The glaze is usually where the tile pattern is contained. What’s the difference between porcelain & ceramic ...
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Royal Carpets and More at Texas Flooring Professionals!

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Regardless of your flooring needs -- home, businss, something in between -- you'll want just the right carpet for comfort and allure.Simply put, the appropriate carpeting can be a marvelous addition to virtually any home because it will improve theoverall look and feeling of any room.Here at Texas ...
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