Brothers Floor Covering
Founded in 1952, Brothers Floor Covering in Indianapolis, Indiana, has more than 150 years of collective real-world flooring experience. Brothers also has more than a decade of experience in “green” flooring products. The staff can explain the differences in FSC-certified hardwood, cork, bamboo, glass tile, natural linoleum and indoor-air-friendly carpeting brands. They also can help you interpret “green” certifications and choose the product that is right for you. Click here for Brothers Floor Covering’s blog.
Buddy’s Flooring America
Buddy’s Flooring America has seven locations in Greater Cincinnati, Beavercreek and Miamisburg, Ohio. This locally owned company offers competitively priced to higher- end carpet and hard-surface flooring. And their products include bamboo, cork, linoleum, chemical-free wool carpet and other “green” flooring options. The Beavercreek location also is an authorized Natural Interiors® Design Center, so Better for People and Better for the Planet scorecards are available, listing indoor-air quality and planet friendly certifications for all products in the Beavercreek store. Get more information at Buddy’s and for more information about their green expertise, see their Natural Interiors® blog here.
Carpetland Carpet One Floor & Home
Carpetland Carpet One Floor & Home has three stores located in Cincinnati and Milford, OH, and Erlanger, KY. This locally owned, full-service company has serviced the region for more than 60 years and offers the region’s largest selection of traditional and “green” flooring products, including sustainably harvested and reclaimed wood, bamboo, cork, leather, linoleum, rubber and chemical-free wool carpet. The Milford, OH, location is an authorized Natural Interiors® Design Center, so Better for People and Better for the Planet scorecards are available, listing indoor-air quality and planet friendly certifications for all products in the store. Get more information at Carpetland and learn more about their green products by visiting the Carpetland Carpet One Natural Interiors® blog here.
Nature’s Carpet offers the country’s leading, chemical-free wool carpet line. A division of Colin Campbell, based in Vancouver, BC, Nature’s Carpet began serving the needs of chemically sensitive consumers in the United States about 15 years ago. Today, more than 60 percent of Nature’s Carpet consumers are simply people who want to improve their indoor-air quality, and the carpet selections have increased dramatically. The company’s Dark Green line is made with no chemicals or synthetic materials. All of Nature’s Carpets lines also have CRI Green Label Plus certification. Click here for the Nature’s Carpet blog.
ProSource® Wholesale Floorcoverings
ProSource® Wholesale Floorcoverings in Cincinnati, OH, is locally owned and services members that include contractors and designers. An authorized Natural Interiors Design Center, Better for People and Better for the Planet scorecards are available, listing indoor-air quality and planet friendly certifications for all products in the store, and their private label Harding Hardwood has the highest marks in both categories. ProSource® is known for being on top of the latest trends in traditional and “green” flooring options, including everything from rubber flooring to linoleum to reclaimed hardwood. Get more information at ProSource and learn more about the company’s “green” expertise by visiting ProSource’s Natural Interiors® blog here.
Schumacher & Co. Custom Hardwood Floors
Schumacher & Co. Custom Hardwood Floors, in Milford, OH, has been a leading name in upscale custom hardwood flooring for more than 80 years. This locally owned company’s offerings include several lines of flooring made from reclaimed barn wood as well as sustainably harvested wood, including flooring with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification. An authorized Natural Interiors® Design Center, Schumacher also is the region’s leader in hardwood floor finishing options that include low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) and solvent-free finishes. Get more information at Schumacher & Co. and learn more about the company’s “green” products at Schumacher & Co.’s Natural Interiors® blog here.
Founded in 1931, Wanke Cascade, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a wholesale flooring distribution company. Servicing a geographic area known for its environmental leadership, Wanke Cascade has been a frontrunner in supplying “green” flooring products for more than 15 years. The company supplies more than 1,400 retailers in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Northern Idaho and Alaska with ceramic tile, hardwood, laminate, resilient flooring and carpet. These lines include bamboo, cork, wool carpet pad, and Wanke Cascade is the country’s leading distributor of Forbo Marmoleum and Marmoleum Click. Click here for Wanke Cascade’s blog.