3 Interesting Hardwood Species for your East Bay Home

We know that our customers in the East Bay, Pleasanton, San Ramon areas only want the best hardwoods for their homes, but the variety of choices can be overwhelming at times. With so many interesting hardwood species to choose from, it can be hard to find which one is right for your home. Whether you’re looking for durability, aesthetic, or…

Natural Stone Tiles to Consider

Here in the East Bay, one of the most elegant and versatile flooring trends is natural stone tile. With the variety available and the variation that comes within each particular type of stone, this style always makes a unique statement. You may be familiar with granite and marble, but Floor Coverings International East Bay is here to introduce you…

Beyond Bamboo: 3 More Eco-Friendly Flooring Choices

You probably already know that bamboo flooring is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional hardwood. While bamboo is a durable and attractive flooring choice, it may not be right for every home. Fortunately, there are several other flooring choices that are equally (or even more) environmentally green. Cork, linoleum, and concrete are also great choices for…

Durable Flooring Options for the Family Home

Imagine if you will. You’re a parent living in Pleasanton and you’ve just finished installing a new floor. It’s beautiful and spotless, and then your kid decides to tap dance across it while wearing soccer cleats. For parents with children in the home, getting a new floor might seem like tempting fate. But fear not!…

6 Creative Ideas for Your Tile Backsplash

If you want your kitchen to express personality and character, the backsplash is the best place to do it. There are endless possibilities when it comes to a tile backsplash – tiles of all sizes, shapes, and colors that can be arranged in any number of combinations. Not sure how to choose? Here are a…

How to Clean & Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any home in the greater East Bay, Pleasanton, San Ramon areas. While everyday maintenance is pretty simple, they do require some upkeep to keep them looking as good as new. The experts at Floor Coverings International East Bay share a few tips for cleaning your hardwood floors and keeping them looking beautiful. Avoid Scratches Hardwood floors…

Design an Impressive Office Starting with New Flooring

If you're setting up a new office or remodeling an existing workspace, consider designs that don't distract but still impress. If you start with new flooring, other design details will fall into place. The experts at Floor Coverings International East Bay share some tips for picking out the perfect office flooring! People are Working Differently First, think about the…

Low Maintenance Flooring Options For Every Room

Many homeowners are happy to settle for less when it comes to flooring options if it means that they won't need to spend as much time waxing and scrubbing the floor, paying for costly repairs and replacements, and worrying about whether or not the flooring is kid-friendly and pet-friendly. We've got good news for you,…

How Flooring Choices Affect the Quality of Sound in Your Home

Unless you are a professional musician, audio engineer, or another person with a vested interest in understanding the nature of acoustics, chances are you won’t be certain about what type of flooring is suitable for enjoying audio in your home. Are you planning to convert one of the rooms in your home into a media…

Green Flooring Products that are Sustainable and Economical

When it is time to remodel and replace the flooring in your home, many homeowners are thinking green. The number of green flooring products available continues to grow, and that growth brings us to the subject of this blog — Which floor products are green, sustainable and economical? Let's get started. Cork — The Bark…