Reflooring Your Home with Style

When building or remodeling a home, choosing what type, or types, of flooring you want is one of the most important choices you’ll make. After all, you walk on your floors from the time you get out of bed in the morning until the time you turn in at night. Here at Floor Coverings International Franklin, we don't…

Our Craftsmen Make the Difference

A home’s flooring says a lot about its owner. All the thought, planning, and excitement that go into a remodel is reflected by the floors. They have to be perfect or your house simply doesn’t feel like a home. That’s a responsibility Floor Coverings International of Franklin takes very seriously. It’s why we take so…

Interview with Our Owner, Dave Paeske

Dave Paeske: Born For The Floor Dave Paeske’s mind seems to hover right around ground level. “That’s right where I belong,” he says. “And I love it!” In fact, it took him years to get down to the floor and he’s not planning on changing any time soon. That’s because the Greendale native never truly…

How The Ceramic Tile Grading Scale Works

If you are a homeowner in the Franklin, Oak Creek, New Berlin area considering porcelain or ceramic tile floors for your next home upgrade, you want to make sure you understand how tile grading works. In brief, this scale helps categorize tiles based on how susceptible they are to scratches and other surface damage. Grade 1 ceramic tile is…

5 Flooring Trends to Try in 2018

New year, new you, right? Or rather we'd say, new year, new floors! If your floors are looking like they need some repairs or simply look outmoded, it's time to explore some fresh flooring trends to try in 2018. Overall, the hottest trends are leaning toward: Green flooring. Fun tile-like patterns. Relaxed and rustic moods. Cool and sophisticated dark…

Making Your Home a Pawsitive Place

When you think about all the possible damage a pet can inflict upon a pristine new floor, you might think that flooring experts and dogs would get along like, well, cats and dogs. But that could not be further from the truth. “Floor Coverings International has everything covered for pets. We have several ways to…

Infographic: How to Pick Hardwood for Your Home

Are you ready to start a hardwood flooring project in your home in the Greater South Side? The local experts at Floor Coverings International Franklin can help you find the perfect style that fits in with your budget. From uniform domestic beech to unique and colorful Brazilian cherry, we will help make your dream design a reality. Get…

Best Hardwood Styles for Homes with Children

Is there any flooring option more beautiful than hardwood? For many Franklin homeowners, hardwoods are the “must have” floor for living spaces, bedrooms and most of the home. However, parents of young children may have some concerns about how well these floors will stand up to the beating that kids put on any surface--even when…

Interview with Home Color Consultant Debra Aufdemberge

Here at Floor Coverings International Franklin, we think it's important to stay in the know about all aspects of the housing market. This month, we had the chance to talk to Debra Aufdemberge, a local interior designer and Sherwin Williams Color Consultant to learn more about painting trends and we want to share it with you! Debra and…

Which Natural Carpet Type is Right For You?

From coir to wool, there are many different types of natural carpet available for homeowners. However, natural carpet fiber types generally get pushed to the side over easily accessible synthetic fiber types like nylon, polyester, and olefin. Here at Floor Coverings International Franklin, we have a wide selection of carpet that extends past the traditional synthetic fibers to…