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Your Guide to the Janka Hardness Scale

One of the many benefits of hardwood flooring—and challenges—is its huge variety. With hundreds of colors, finishes, and stains to choose from, it’s no wonder that hardwood is the most popular flooring option in the greater Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee area! The most important attribute to consider when purchasing a hardwood is its species because this determines many…
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Going Green: 3 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we’ve noticed that more and more Waukesha customers care about the environmental impact of their flooring choices. As your local flooring experts, we are dedicated to finding the perfect flooring for families in the greater Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee area, whether that be a warm Brazilian walnut or a sustainable and rustic hickory plank. Read on…
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Infographic: How to Plan a Flooring Project

Here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we know what goes into a successful flooring project. Our latest infographic is here to help you with the process and give you some inspiration about styles to choose from. Give us a call for a free in-home consultation when you're ready for samples and an estimate! Photo © MPanchenko
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Why We Love Hardwood

The most popular flooring option we sell here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha is hardwood. Waukesha homeowners just love the look and feel of hardwood floors. Can you blame them? The right hardwood can add timeless warmth to any home in the greater Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee area. Here are some of the many benefits of hardwood flooring to help you…
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Finding the Right Oak

This kitchen has gorgeous red oak hardwood floors. There are hundreds of species of oak tree found in the United States, but only two are used for hardwood flooring: white oak and red oak. These two species of tree may share a name, but their similarities end there. At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we…
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Hardwood vs. Laminate

At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, Brookfield families often ask us for advice on how to find the right flooring for their homes. One of the most common questions we receive is, “How do I choose between hardwood and laminate floors?” This is not an easy question to answer because both are great choices depending on what you value. Read…
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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Hardwood

We know that choosing the perfect hardwood floors for your home can be daunting. After all, at Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we help Brookfield homeowners find the right hardwood every day. So whether you’re looking to add subtle elegance to your living room with a dark-stained oak, or use bright maple planks to lighten up your den, we…
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4 Décor Styles Using Pine Hardwood Flooring

At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we offer a wide variety of hardwood flooring materials, so there’s something for every style. One popular choice is pine hardwood. Pine flooring brings a warm, natural feeling into a home. It's a versatile material that can be used in both historic houses and in sleek, modern apartments. It works well in the…
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Hardwood Flooring for the Milwaukee Pet Owner

If you’re a pet owner in Milwaukee, you understand how many everyday activities are made just a little more difficult in an effort to accommodate our four-legged family members. Finding a pet-friendly hotel when traveling, making time in the day for walks, and going home on your lunch break to let them outside are just…
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Light vs. Dark Hardwood: What’s Right for Your Home?

Hardwood flooring is a look that will never go out of style. Homeowners considering adding hardwood flooring to their homes, though, have one big question to answer before they start their project—are they interested in light colored or dark colored flooring? Both hardwood flooring options have a host of advantages to offer; read on to…