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Saving a Warped Wood Floor

Hardwood floors can provide a warm and beautiful look in your Pleasanton home. However, hardwood flooring requires regular care to keep its natural beauty shining through the years. A lack of maintenance can cause a range of problems, including warped boards. An important factor that contributes to buckling hardwood is the changing humidity and temperatures,…
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Engineered Wood Flooring: A Hardwood Alternative

Engineered flooring is a beautiful and durable flooring option with benefits that extend beyond those of traditional hardwood. It's easier to install, budget-friendly, and able to withstand moisture better than standard hardwood. Modern engineered flooring is a great choice for Pleasanton homeowners who want something that both looks and performs great! How is Engineered Wood…
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What Type of Hardwood Flooring is Right For You?

Hardwood floors are easy to care for, add value to your home, and look lovely in any season, glowing with the warmth only wood has. Your home might be older or brand-new; either way wood floors keep value in your home and bring the interior up to a stylish level. You may be sick of…
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What Does Your Home Flooring Say About You?

With the huge variety of available flooring materials, there is a floor to suit virtually every Pleasanton homeowner. The question is, what does your flooring say about you? While not a certifiable science, flooring does give off average impressions to visitors, and today Floor Coverings International East Bay covers some common impacts of floor types on the human mind.…
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7 Flooring Trends for Hardwood Lovers

We don’t spend that much of our time looking at what’s beneath our feet, but when we do, it’s nice to see a lovely floor. Here at Floor Coverings International East Bay, we dedicate a lot of time to finding the perfect styles for homeowners in the greater East Bay, Pleasanton, San Ramon area. This year, why not try one of the latest…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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!…
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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…