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…

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…

4 Tile Tips for Small Bathrooms

Tile is one of the best materials for bathrooms in the greater Concord, CA area thanks to its durability, resistance to water, and beautiful design appeal. However, if you have a small bathroom, it can be a challenge to find the right tile design that doesn’t feel cramped or overwhelm the senses. Luckily, our team…

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…

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…

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…

Ceramic vs. Porcelain Tile for Your Bathroom Flooring

Ceramic and porcelain tile are two very similar materials that are popular bathroom flooring options for many Martinez homeowners. In fact, these materials are so similar that they are frequently confused with one another, the two terms often being used interchangeably. But, ceramic and porcelain are actually two distinct types of tile with their own…

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…

2018 Carpet Trends

If you feel like your Martinez home is in need of an update, the flooring may be the best place to start. With various technological advances, there are now so many new and exciting options available in carpet flooring. Join Floor Coverings International Concord as we discuss some of the hottest 2018 carpet trends. Bold and Neutral Carpet…

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…