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Independent Floor Covering

We are your locally owned, flooring expert. We small enough to provide personal home town service and large enough to provide best prices and selection! Independent Floor is established by community and personalized service. We have the largest selection of in-stock carpet and next day installation available on in-stock flooring.

We are a Mohawk Color Center. We also sell Shaw products including: Anso, Caress, Clearly Chic, ClearTouch, EverTouch, R2X Stain Remover, LifeHappens, and Floorte.

Our Staff:
  • Tom Thiele, Owner, In the flooring business since 1976.
  • Wing Thiele, Owner, In the flooring business since 1998. Heavily involved in the community, including current President of Fort Gratiot Business Association, Board Member of Friends of the Fort Gratiot Dog Park, Board Member of Blue Water Community Alliance, Past Board Member of Rotary Club, St. Clair County Community College Business Curriculum Advisory Board.
  • Jason Palmer, Sales Manager, over 15 years experience.
  • Al Bell, Contract Sales, over 40 year experience.
  • Diane Aldrich, Sales Consultant, Interior Decorator, over 18 year experience.
  • Denny VanConant, Sales Consultant, over 17 years experience.

Professional, expert flooring consultants with decades of experience. Large selection in stock.  Your new carpet can be installed tomorrow! Professional installers, many are second and third generation craftsmen.


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