4 Reasons You Need to Invest in a Quality Hardwood Floor Installation

By default, choosing hardwood floors is already one decision done right. Buying furniture and fixtures can be pricey enough as is. You don’t want to waste your resources on expensive repairs or hardwood floor reinstallations—which is what’s going to happen if you opt for cut-rate hardwood floor installation. Owning hardwood floors is a big deal.…

Laminate vs. Hardwood Flooring: Which Is Right for Your Home?

Wooden floors are often viewed as rich, elegant, and tastefully vintage. Ergo, they’re the perfect addition to any home. However, they are quite costly. As a result, most homeowners use laminate flooring instead as it can easily replicate the look and texture of rich, hardwood floors for a fraction of the price. But is that…
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Hardwood Pattern Guide

If you have decided to upgrade your flooring with the classy strength of new hardwood in your Walnut Creek home, you’ve won half the battle! Your next decision concerns the lay pattern: the physical arrangement of your hardwood flooring, plank to plank. You can choose from multiple styles, each with its own distinct aesthetic to…

Sustainable Hardwood Flooring You Can Feel Good About

Considering hardwood flooring for your Concord home? Hardwood is popular for many reasons: it’s visually appealing, resilient, long-lasting, and adds value to your home. Hardwood is also natural and biodegradable. Hardwood floors often last for a lifetime, if cared for correctly. With sustainable logging practices, hardwood makes the ideal eco-friendly flooring. Luckily, there are a…
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Infographic: Choosing Flooring For Your Home

Each flooring style we carry has a set of benefits and quirks to consider before installing it in your home. For example, while carpet might be great for living rooms, we don't advise it for kitchens. The team here at Floor Coverings International Concord has put together a short list of the best flooring styles for different rooms…
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How to Choose the Right Hardwood Plank Width

Engineered vs. solid. Oak vs. cherry. Wide vs. narrow. Floor Coverings International Concord knows there are a lot of hardwood options to choose from for your Concord home. Today, our post will help you decide on at least one of these options: finding the right hardwood plank width for your space. Wide Planks Technically, wide planks often refer…
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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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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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Best Flooring for Kids’ Rooms

Finding the right flooring for kids’ rooms can be a challenge. Between concerns about safety, the need for durability, and the want of something to cushion the loud footfalls of running children, picking the best type of flooring can be tricky. Luckily, here at Floor Coverings International Concord, homeowners can find a wide array of options to suit…