Bayview Hardwood Floors

Making Your Home Look Bigger

When you consider your flooring options, be sure to include how lines in the flooring will affect how the space looks and feels. The right flooring can add a sense of continuity and consistency, especially in open spaces. Just as automotive body lines convey elegance or sportiness, and fashion lines add grace, visual lines in…
Hardwood Flooring Franklin Installation

3 Reasons to Install Flooring this Summer

You’ve been thinking about it for a while now... We should re-carpet the family room. I wonder, would wood laminate be better in the kitchen, or hardwood? Is there a super-durable flooring material that also looks good? Ours is a big —and active— dog. Why not have us come take a look? We’ll answer questions,…
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Milwaukee Air & Water Show

We all wondered if rain was going to ruin the weekend, but it cleared up. We had a good time meeting people at the Milwaukee Air & Water show. We met some new friends, helped them explore, answered questions, and of course talked about the weather. “We need it to clear up!” Thankfully it did, and Sunday’s…
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Decor for Dark Hardwood Floors

Dark hardwood is a dramatic, modern, and stunning option for your Greendale home. However, its bold personality can intimidate homeowners who aren’t sure if they want a statement floor. To make dark hardwood more approachable, Floor Coverings International Franklin has listed our favorite decor tips for three separate shades of dark hardwood. Deep Brown Hardwood A deep, rich…

Our Team is Growing!

Floor Coverings International of Franklin recently added two new Design Associates to the team and we’re eager to help you find the ideal solution to your flooring needs! You’ll sense the advantage of their shared expertise, collaborating so your project turns out just right. Rebecca’s lifelong experience in the flooring business will be invaluable. She’ll…
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Sustainable Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood is a beautiful choice for your Hales Corners home. It’s long-lasting, stunning, natural, and adds value to your home. Not all hardwood is sustainable, though. Some species can’t grow fast enough to keep up with demand. There are a variety of sustainable hardwood options, however! When sustainable forests and logging practices are used, hardwood…
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Infographic: Why Choose Solid Hardwood

Here at Floor Coverings International Franklin, we love hardwood floors. Most homeowners choose solid hardwood or wood-look alternatives because of the natural beauty and elegance it offers to any space. Beyond being beautiful, it has other benefits that you should know about too. If you're ready to take the next step, give us a call to view samples…
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Hardwood Floor Care Guide

Your hardwood floors make a statement the minute someone sees them. From a modern statement to a classic look, or something more unique, those floors do a lot of talking. However, your floors are not always a priority for children, pets, and household accidents. That’s why it’s important to care for your floors properly. A…
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Our Guide to Exotic Hardwoods

Installing new hardwoods for your home is like a new coat of paint for a car. While the structure remains the same, there’s an aura of excitement, sophistication, and fun this change brings. Just like with automobiles, you cannot go wrong with a solid, road-tested domestic like oak or maple. They have been favorites for…
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Discover Our Showroom on Wheels

Our Mobile Flooring Showrooms are a key to the white glove service we provide to our flooring customers. They’re what make us “The Flooring Store at your Door.” We have hundreds of options in our famous hardwoods, lush carpets, high tech luxury vinyl and more are all loaded onboard. That means we bring our top…