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…

Local Interview: Erin Guenterberg of Lake Country Family Fun

 As a local business here in Waukesha, Floor Coverings International loves being tied into the community.  Today on the blog we're thrilled to bring you an interview with Erin Guenterberg of lakecountryfamilyfun.com. If you're looking for events and activities in the area, this site is essential.  You can keep up with Erin and Lake Country Family Fun…

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…

Squeaky Clean: Carpet Maintenance Tips

Waukesha homeowners love the look and feel of carpeting. In fact, it is one of the most popular flooring options we sell here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha. New, high-quality wall-to-wall carpeting may not be cheap, but when it’s properly maintained, it can last for decades. Read on for advice on how to keep your carpeting in tip-top…

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

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…

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…

Interview with Wisconsin Blogger “Eco-Friendly Mama USA”

Floor Coverings International Waukesha is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series.  Jess of Eco-Friendly Mama USA blogs about her mission to provide good quality, eco-friendly AND child-friendly products for her family.  You can follow Jess on Facebook. I'm a label-reading mama on a mission to find the safest products on the market, for…

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…

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…