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How to Choose the Right Carpet for Stairs

Stairs are a notoriously tricky area of your home when it comes to finding the right flooring material. For Concord-area homeowners, there are many reasons to install carpet on your stairs, such as cost and safety, but not all carpets perform well in such a high-traffic area with difficult corners and folds. Luckily, our carpet…
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Break the Rules: 3 Playful Ways to Use Area Rugs

Whether it’s in your bedroom, dining room, or living room, the right area rug can completely transform a space and help tie the room together. And while most people will tell you that there are some very specific things you should and should not do with an area rug, we all know that rules are…
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Design Trends: Carpet Colors & Patterns

Getting new carpet flooring installed in stylish colors and patterns can make your home look fresher, more welcoming, and more up to date. To achieve a trendy home with carpet floors, start by learning about some of today's hottest trends in carpet design from your local experts at Floor Coverings International Concord. Bold Colors Brighten Your Home Bold…
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Carpet Recycling Made Easy

Homeowners choose carpet for various reasons. Some prefer the comfort and warmth, and others enjoy a carpet’s longevity and timelessness. However, carpet is not typically a first choice for homeowners looking to be eco-friendly. Here at Floor Coverings International Concord, we want to offer you sustainable options for any flooring choice you make. Read below to learn how…
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Choosing Carpet for High-Traffic Areas

Carpet serves different functions in different areas of your home. The same plush carpet that works nicely in your master bedroom may be a disaster in your entryway or on the stairs. High-traffic areas have especially unique needs worth considering. Floor Coverings International Concord offers the following points to keep in mind as you select carpet for the…
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Carpet Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Here at Floor Coverings International Concord, we understand new floors are a big investment. To make sure you get the most life out of your flooring, knowing the proper methods for cleaning and maintenance is key. Although each flooring type is different, carpet is one that has unique cleaning requirements that differ from any other material. In today’s…
Keeping Carpet Clean in Concord, CA

Protecting Your Carpets During the Rainy Season

While last weekend’s Bay Area storms brought much needed rainfall to our California soil, the extra moisture can do damage to carpeting throughout your home. Carpets in Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, & Martinez, CA are at a risk for stains and mold during stormy seasons. Make sure you’re following these simple steps to maintain the quality of your carpet. Start the Season…
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Choosing the Perfect Carpet Color

One of the biggest decisions Concord, CA residents make when purchasing new carpet is its color. Should you go with a subdued Saxony in an earth tone or a bright Berber that lightens up the space? Here are some tips for choosing the perfect carpet hue for you: Consider When the Carpet Will Be Replaced…
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Flooring Ideas for Hallways & Entryways

In most Concord, CA, homes, areas like hallways, foyers, mudrooms, and other entryways get some of the most foot traffic. From muddy shoes and running kids and pets to everyday wear and tear, these areas can take a beating. That’s why special considerations should be made to select the best flooring for these areas. Consider…
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Berber Carpet vs. Wool Carpet

As you dive deeper into the process of replacing your carpets or renovating your Concord home, the vocabulary surrounding flooring can get confusing. There are numerous carpet types available, including but not limited to frieze, wool, Berber, and plush. To make the carpet decision-making process easier, we’ll be comparing two carpet options here: Berber and…