A New Angle on Hardwood for Your Home

When it comes to hardwood, straight and horizontal installations are the most common, but have you ever considered diagonal hardwood flooring for your Concord home? With a little help fromFloor Coverings International Concord, you can turn the process of hardwood floor installation on its head! Why Choose Angled Hardwood? At Floor Coverings International Concord, we appreciate when our customers think outside…

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…

7 Chic & Unique Bathroom Tile Ideas

Are you planning an upcoming bathroom remodel? Tile can be an significant focal point or an integral unifying element in your décor. Floor Coverings International Concord offers the latest and greatest styles from leading brands, including Daltile. Consider the following seven tile ideas to create a unique, relaxing, and spa-like atmosphere in your Concord home’s bathroom! 1. Long…

5 Hardwood Flooring Finish Trends

Just like any style or fashion element here in the Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, & Martinez, CA areas, hardwood flooring styles are prone to change through the years. At one time, hardwood flooring was basic and straightforward–usually left mostly natural or finished with a light oil coating. However, over the last few decades, new styles of hardwood flooring started becoming more…

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…

Make a Statement With Your Bathroom Tile

Tiles and bathrooms are a classic pair in the flooring world. Tile is an obvious choice for its durability, resistance to water, and easy maintenance. However, such a classic look can often seem overused or unremarkable. Many Walnut Creek homes are full of neutral, ceramic tiles with limited character. The shame is that tiles are…

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…

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…

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…

Interview with California-Based Blogger & Author Stacy Brown

Floor Coverings International Concord is pleased to bring you the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. The amazingly talented Stacy Brown is creator and author of children’s crafts site The Squirmy Wormy and writes wonderful children’s books. Stacy is also a contributor for boutique coffee website Mommee Coffee.  You can follow Stacy on Twitter, Instagram, and…