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…

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,…

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…

New Facilities – to Serve You Better!

We recently relocated to facilities that benefit you, our customers! While moving usually adds stress and inconvenience, when it opens new opportunity for serving our customers, it’s not hard to decide. Our new location 9821 S. 13th Street OaK Creek, WI 53154 We now enjoy Increased warehouse space A pre-cutting area for carpeting. Things go…

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…

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…

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…

Laminate Flooring

If your first instinct when someone mentions laminate flooring is to picture the gaudy rec rooms of the 1970s, it’s time you took a second look. While this synthetic flooring really captured America’s imagination all those decades ago, it has received a hip facelift that makes it one of the most popular floor types we…

Kitchen Flooring

When you choose flooring for your home, it’s usually a tossup between hardwoods and carpet. That’s a tough decision that depends heavily on your style, budget, and needs. Our customers sometime spend weeks making this choice. But that’s nothing compared to the selection process for kitchen flooring. If you are like us, the kitchen is…