Why Scharm Floor Covering? Because we treat you like family. We want to help you find the perfect flooring solution. One that reflects your taste, brings style and comfort to your home. We want to work with you to find the design that fits your budget, and that you will enjoy for years to come. We want to partner with you to achieve a beautiful living space, at the best value and to your ultimate satisfaction – that’s the Scharm family tradition.


We are a family of flooring professionals, who can share our expertise on all flooring choices, so you make the right decision for your home. The vast selection in our showroom will inspire you to create a beautiful living space.


There is no flooring need that cannot be trusted to Scharm’s team of knowledgeable sales consultants and skilled installers. From cleaning and repair, to the design of an entire home, Scharm can do it all.

The Scharm Family has been proudly serving residential and commercial flooring needs since 1973. Beginning with carpet, we expanded our product lines to offer our customers the latest trends in flooring designs available on the market.

Our purpose is to create inspiring living environments that bring beauty, warm and function to life. Our passion is to continue the Scharm Family tradition of providing the ultimate in customer service that has made our loyal customers feel at home.

  • Fred Scharm
    President / Owner

    • Teresa Rotondo

      • Luanne Andersen
        Office Supervisor

        • Matt Rowe
          Warehouse and Installation Coordinator

          Who We Serve

          Floors installed by Scharm Floor Covering can be found in the Chicagoland area from the most luxurious homes to prestigious commercial settings. The Scharm family is dedicated to maintaining a lasting relationship with their clients, and providing flooring needs for many generations.

          We serve all of our clients as those who recognize quality-flooring products and appreciate expert craftsmanship. We are a long-standing local business, invested and active in our community. We are here to serve as your partner in the investment in your home or business.

          Flooring is our passion

          At Scharm Floor Covering, we will partner with you to achieve the beautiful living space you desire at the best value and to your ultimate satisfaction. This is our family tradition, and our passion.

          We are invested along with you: We understand that flooring is an investment in your home. We at Scharm will invest our time and talents, from our showroom sales and design consultants to our installers, to not only get the job right but to exceed your expectations. You are not alone in this process and we will walk side by side with you to make the right decision on all your flooring needs.

          We are trusted: As flooring professionals in business since 1973, the Scharm Floor Covering family has earned the trust of generations of families to be their first choice in flooring. Unlike the impersonal “big box “companies with rotating sales crews, we at Scharm are committed to our community, our neighbors and the clients we serve.

          We are dedicated to carrying on our family tradition of providing our clients with comfortable “at home” surroundings and the ultimate in customer satisfaction.


          Scharm Floor Covering is committed to offering flooring options that are responsive to the environment. Our designers can help you choose the most eco-friendly options – luxurious, soft carpet made from renewable resources and those that can be maintained with low chemical and water consumption.

          From sustainable resources in manufacturing to environmentally-sound installation, the Scharm family is knowledgeable of the choices and options that are best for your home and our planet.



          Commitment to the Community

          At Scharm Floor Covering, we are an active member of the community, committed to the growth and prosperity of our local economy and the interests of our clients and neighbors. Our commitment goes beyond our showroom. We reach out to support the good works of the City of Des Plaines, the Des Plaines and Arlington Heights Chambers of Commerce, along with many other community organizations.

          We lend a hand to our clients close to home, turning our 40th anniversary celebration into a Carpet for a Cause Survivor Celebration and raising over $4,000 for The Lutheran General Cancer Survivorship Center.

          We are here to stay and bring a personal touch to the services we provide to friends and neighbors.



          Our customers do not only tell their friends about their experience with Scharm Floor Covering, some are so pleased they have taken pen – and occasionally crayon – to paper to make certain that we are aware of the excellent service that was provided. Feel free to browse through our catalog of testimonials when you visit our showroom. We are proud of our impact on the community and families we have served.


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          Or visit our showroom at 1843 E Oakton St., Des Plaines IL 60618