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Hardwood Flooring Trends to Watch in 2017

New Year, new floors! Here at Floor Coverings International Concord, we stay on top of national flooring trends, as well as the trends that reach the Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, & Martinez, CA area. A beautiful floor is a staple in any home, and while many classic trends won’t be leaving us anytime soon, we are seeing bold statement floors popping up more and…
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How to Choose the Right Bamboo Flooring

There are many varieties of bamboo flooring options on the market today, but not all of them offer the same benefits. Bamboo can differ in strength and durability, as well as its ability to help the environment. While all bamboo is considered “green flooring” and a sustainable material, the degree to which they achieve this…

3 Reasons to Choose Bamboo Floors

If you’re in the market for new floors for your home, have you thought about bamboo? Read on to learn our top three reasons you should consider this unique flooring choice! It’s eco-friendly. Bamboo is an environmentally friendly, sustainable flooring material, making it an ideal choice for homeowners who want to “go green”. Bamboo plants…

Best Flooring for Happier Joints

While carpeting is very easy on the joints, especially with the right carpet pad, it isn’t always ideal for reasons such as the expected foot traffic, the design of a room, or that the carpet might get damaged from water like in a bathroom or kitchen. However, switching to a harder type of flooring can…

Blog – Asian Decor

The Asian decor style is inspired by Japanese, Chinese Vietnamese and Thai culture. This style is usually rooted in eastern philosophies which seek to create balance. Often incorporates bamboo and natural colors to create a relaxing, soothing, serene feel. If you’re considering a new decor for your home and want something that focuses on relaxation…

Blog – Bamboo Pros and Cons

From style to durability to environmental impact, there are many pros and cons to consider when deciding on your wood flooring options. But if you’re looking for an inexpensive and stylish flooring option that’s easy to maintain and ecologically friendly, it’s tough to do better than bamboo flooring. While bamboo is a natural flooring material…