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…

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 Mom Wife Lady

Floor Coverings International Waukesha is proud to continue our Blogger Influencer Interview Series, presenting a wide array of talented bloggers across the web. Our latest interview features parenting and mental health blogger Taylor Jones of Mom Wife Lady. You can follow Taylor on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Etsy. Please tell us a little about yourself. I'm a stay at…

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…

Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpet

When selecting carpet flooring, many Brookfield, Wisconsin, homeowners pay the most attention to their preferred colors and patterns, while all but ignoring piling and textural considerations. Carpet construction can have a big impact on your interior's look and the feel of your carpet, so it is worthwhile to think carefully about your preferences. Knowing the…