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Tips to Prevent Scratching Hardwood Floors in Concord Homes

At Floor Coverings International Concord, we love the timelessness and natural beauty of hardwood floors. When installed professionally, hardwood flooring can last years on end. To help our Concord neighbors protect and maintain the beauty of their hardwood floors, we put together this helpful guide. Preventing Furniture Scratches on Hardwood Flooring Whether a small chair or a big…
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What Cleaning Grout is All About

It’s true that with tiled flooring, the tiles themselves cover the majority of the space. But here’s a handy little secret: to maintain your sparkling tile flooring, whether in the bathroom or the kitchen, one of the most important factors is the grout! Grout is basically the adhesive material that connects your tiles and requires…
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3 Ideas for Increasing the Value of Your Home

Whether you are selling your home or have found your dream home for the decades to come, your home’s value will always be something you’ll be looking to grow. At Floor Coverings International Concord, we know and care a lot about homeownership, and we certainly know and care about flooring! Read on as our team provides you with…
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Best Hardwood for High-Traffic Areas

Whether you have guests over often or have a whole troupe of kids and pets following you around your Lafayette home, you know your floors can take a beating. The kitchen and the hallways of your house are the most likely to see heavy foot-traffic, and they can start to show wear and tear if…
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Quick and Easy Holiday Flooring Projects

Each year the holiday season leaves us with the same feeling: it took forever to come and went by too quickly. With family coming to stay, friends to visit, and out-of-school children to entertain, it often feels like the holidays are too short and too fast to start, let alone finish projects around the home.…
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How to Get Your Floors Ready for Fall

Fall is just around the corner and you know what that means: the weather is changing, the leaves are falling, and with school and sports starting up, your busy life will track it all inside! The increase of in-and-out foot traffic will bring extra dirt and debris into your home and your floors will take…
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Treatments to Help Your Hardwood Floors Look Like New

Few interior design elements warm up a space like hardwood floors. Their classic beauty is timeless, and with the right finish, they can complement just about any décor style. However, over time, hardwood floors can start to lose their luster. The good news is most varieties can be refreshed to bring back their beauty. From…
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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…
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A Spa Treatment For Your Concord Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring is a staple for Concord homes, and for good reason. It is beautiful, durable, and timeless with countless varieties to choose from. When you install hardwood in your home, you are investing in the longevity of elegant flooring. While hardwood is comparatively easy to maintain, the biggest caveat is there are some steps…
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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…