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Floor Layers: Explored

We take care of the technicalities here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha and we are proud to be trusted with the floors of many local homes. However, today we’d like to talk shop with our readers and go over some of the basics behind floor structures! For those who would like to be in the know, we’ll be…
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3 Hardwood Look-Alikes

Waukesha homeowners love the look and feel of hardwood floors. At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we help families in the greater Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee area find their dream flooring. Hardwood is great, but it isn’t the right solution for everyone because of moisture or maintenance concerns. For Waukesha homeowners who want the hardwood aesthetic without the drawbacks, here are three…
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Humidity and Hardwood

Do you find your hardwood shrinking or expanding depending on the season? This is a common issue experienced by many homeowners nationwide, but the problem is more widespread in places like Waukesha that have cold, dry winters and hot, humid summers. Learning how temperatures and humidity affect your floors is essential for proper hardwood maintenance.…
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Infographic: 3 Flooring Designs for Your Bedroom in 2018

Homeowners often spend their time and budget redesigning kitchens, living rooms, and bathrooms, but neglect their bedrooms. However, the bedroom is where you start and end each day, and we believe this should be a personalized, cozy, and beautiful space to help you unwind. Start 2018 right with a bedroom redesign from the local experts…
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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…