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Tips for Allergy Sufferers

With winter quickly approaching, most Brookfield residents spend less time outside. If you suffer from dust, mold, or pet allergies, this extra time indoors can exacerbate your symptoms. For allergy sufferers, your flooring choices and cleaning habits can have a big impact on your comfort during the colder months. The key is preventative maintenance—cutting down…

Interview with Danielle of Storypiece

At Floor Coverings International Waukesha we love to bring you creative insight and perspectives from successful design bloggers across the globe. Our latest interview features DIY and home design blogger Danielle of Storypiece. You can follow Danielle on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and BlogLovin. Please tell us a little about yourself. I’m a Jesus loving, California girl, living…

3 Tips to Prevent Repeat Pet Stains

Here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we write a lot about how to choose the best flooring for your pets. We understand, though, that many Milwaukee families already have a carpet they love; they would just love it a little more if their pet would stop leaving those pesky repeat stains! We hear you loud…

Protecting Hardwood Flooring in the Summer

Protecting your hardwood floors is essential as a homeowner. As a homeowner, you want to keep your home beautiful and protect your investment. Hardwood flooring, solid or engineered, is a major investment so find out how you can shield your flooring from damage particularly over the warmer months. Handle the Humidity When people think of…

Why Hardwood Floors Squeak & How to Fix It

Here at Floor Coverings International, one of the most common complaints we hear about older hardwood floors from our customers is that they creak and squeak whenever someone steps on them. Although it’s always a great time to consider new flooring options, there are a few fixes you can attempt first before deciding it’s time to move on. We’ve put…

Essential DIY Stain Removal Tips for Carpets

When it comes to getting stains out of your new carpeting, everyone has a recommendation to make. Whether it’s a product they’ve been using for years or a homemade recipe passed down by their Great Aunt Ethel, it’s a safe bet that nearly all your friends and family have a must-use solution to tell you about. Here at Floor…

Carpet Cleaning

In Waukesha WI carpet cleaning is a good way to keep your carpets looking like new. Most people rely on the vacuum to keep their carpets clean, but vacuuming can’t always remove the deep-down dirt and stains that accumulate over time. For those, you’ll need a deeper cleaning method. Deep carpet cleaning is often done…

Cleaning Hardwood Floors

A broom and dustpan are generally all that is needed to clean hardwood floors. Your floors may also require periodic hardwood refinishing and scratch repair, however, depending on the traffic they receive. When cleaning hardwood floors, keep in mind that excessive water and some detergents can damage wood floors. (Obviously, a wet wood floor also…