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…

Getting Creative with Subway Tile in Waukesha

Subway tiles earned their name from their first use: furnishing the walls and floors of the New York City subway system. Since their invention in the early 1900s, these iconic tiles have made their way into homes across the country, including Waukesha. At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we help Wisconsin homeowners find the perfect flooring for their homes.…

Infographic: A Beginner’s Guide to Laminate

Considering a new floor for your Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee home? Why not consider laminate? At Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we carry a great selection of laminate floors. Call to schedule a free, in-home consultation today! Photo © Artazum

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…

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.…

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…

Choose the Right Shower Tile

Waukesha homeowners have many things to consider when deciding on the right tile for their shower. What is the theme of the bathroom? What emotion is it meant to invoke—relaxation or energy? Does the bathroom receive lots of use or little? Floor Coverings International Waukesha is here to help you select the perfect shower tile for your bathroom.…

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…