Minimalist Design & Hardwood Flooring in Pleasanton

Because hardwood flooring is often associated with a rustic, natural look, it’s tempting to assume that there’s no way for wood floors and a minimalist design aesthetic to coexist. After all, rustic design is all about nostalgia, quaintness, and coziness, while the minimalist aesthetic tends to place more value on clean lines, spaciousness, and bright…

Eco-Friendly Hardwood Alternatives in Pleasanton

Hardwood is beautiful, classic and timeless, but it can also be expensive, and isn't the most sustainable option. Fortunately, there are many solid hardwood alternatives available to homeowners in Pleasanton. Knowing the options can help you decide which type of flooring is right for you. Luckily, the experts at Floor Coverings International East Bay are ready to jump in…

5 Best Floors for Your East Bay Kitchen

As the center of family life, the kitchen is arguably the most used area of our home and sees more foot traffic than any other room. Several important factors go into choosing the right floor for your kitchen: comfort, durability, stain resistance, and style. The experts at Floor Coverings International East Bay have done the hard work for you,…

Three Ways To Transform Your Space With Tile

Tiles are incredibly versatile and customizable materials that can create beautiful accents or solidify an aesthetic throughout an entire room. No matter the style in your own home, there is a tile that can perfectly complement the look. At Floor Coverings International East Bay, we carry hundreds of tiles to choose from and can help you track down what…

How to Properly Maintain Carpet

Carpet is a popular choice in the East Bay because it is comfortable, practical, and affordable. If you are in the market for new carpet, or have already purchased it, it’s important to understand how to properly care for it. A well-maintained carpet can last for decades, and Floor Coverings International East Bay wants to help make that possible.…

The Best Flooring Options for East Bay Pet Owners

Here in the East Bay, we love our furry friends. However, we also also know that pets can cause more potential damage our floors than people can. You need to be sure that your flooring is ideal for both your pet and the longevity of your home. Our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International East Bay have four of…

Bathroom Tile Trends in Pleasanton

Interior design trends are constantly changing. In 2017, we have seen a return to matte textures and organic hues, departing from the metallic look of stainless steel common in the previous few years. If you are interested in upgrading bathrooms in your Pleasanton home, you’ll surely see an organic revival of unique shapes and exciting…

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…