Everything You Need to Know About Refinishing Hardwood

Hardwood floors are an organic material that will inevitably age with time. Much of this aging however, is reversible. If you find that your once beautiful floors are beginning to look dull and scratched, then it is likely time for a face-lift. Bringing your hardwood floors back to their former glory is possible, but can…

Community Spotlight: Local Realtor Katy Tessmer

  Having the right information and a great person to guide you is key to success when it comes to buying a home in the Waukesha area.  Our team at Floor Coverings International Waukesha had the pleasure of speaking to Katy Tessmer from Bark River Realty and got some great insight into the home buying and selling process.…

A Comparison of Popular Hardwood Species for Your Home

Deciding between hardwood species for your flooring can be a daunting task because it heavily influences the feel of a room. To help you get a bang for your buck, we have created a comparison guide of our most popular, traditional hardwood species. All three of these species translate to classic and adaptable hardwood floors…

All About Engineered Hardwood

      If you're hoping to save on hardwood without compromising on the look and feel, engineered hardwood might be your match. It is a fantastic alternative to solid hardwood, and its unique construction allows it to mitigate some of the shortcomings of its traditional counterpart. Read on to learn more about engineered hardwood…

What To Expect During A Hardwood Flooring Installation

  Few things can transform your home the way that new floors can. If you’re taking on a hardwood-flooring project for the first time, you likely have a lot of questions. Other then what type of hardwood to choose, you might be wondering what to expect during the installation process. At Floor Coverings International Waukesha we’ve done thousands…

Your Guide to Carpet Pile

If you’re looking for new carpeting for your home, you’ve probably heard the word pile come up more than once. But it can be confusing to grasp what exactly “pile” is and what the different options are. There are almost endless varieties for how carpet pile is constructed, designed, colored and cut but we’ve broken…

A Hardwood Glossary For Milwaukee Homeowners

  If you have never gone through the process of installing new floors, the experience can feel a little intimidating. It’s no question that the world of flooring has unfamiliar terms that most people don’t hear throughout their day-to-day. That’s why our team at Floor Coverings International Waukesha compiled a hardwood glossary to equip you with the knowledge…

Community Spotlight: Professional Organizer Maria Ewings

Being organized is not a skill that comes naturally to everybody, but it does to Maria Ewings. Here at Floor Coverings International Waukesha, we had the pleasure of interviewing Maria who has made a career out of professional organizing through her business This Organized Space. Here are Maria’s insights on the importance of organization and what you should…

How to Pick the Right Area Rug for Your Milwaukee Home

As one of the top-rated flooring companies in Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee, Floor Coverings International Waukesha is proud to bring the highest-quality area rugs possible to families living in Waukesha. Read our step-by-step guide to select the area rug perfect for your Waukesha home! Step 1: Location, Location, Location If you’ve already decided on an area rug, you likely have a…

How to Find the Best Carpet Installer for Your Home

Big home improvement projects that require professions like carpet installation are exciting -- but they can also be stressful.  When it comes to the carpet in your home, there is little room for error. Your home is one of the most important things to you and your family, so you want to hire someone that…