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Empire Today, or simply Empire, is one of the most well known privately-owned home improvement companies in America. Founded in 1959 as Empire Plastic Covers, they now operate 70 retail establishments in 36 states. Empire Home Services and Empire Carpet are previous company names of Empire Today. This latest company name is the result of highlighting the business's expansion into hardwood and synthetic flooring. Empire Today also sells and installs window blinds and shutters. The company prides itself on having served over 1 million satisfied residential and commercial customers.

Flooring from Empire Today

Empire Today, known for its "Empire Man" animated TV advertisement character, offers a flooring product line consisting of carpet, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and tile. These products can be ordered at any of their retail locations or by scheduling an at-home appointment. Many of the flooring types can be installed next-day by Empire professionals.

Empire offers a wide range of carpeting in six different fabric choices:

  • Berber
  • Frieze (Twisted)
  • Indoor/Outdoor (Patio)
  • Loop
  • Patterned (Sculptured)
  • Plush & Texture

Empire hardwood flooring includes the following six types of wood. Some types are available in both engineered wood and solid hardwood:

  • Oak (Engineered & Solid)
  • Maple (Solid)
  • Hickory (Engineered & Solid)
  • Cherry (Solid)
  • Exotic (Acacia, Jatoba, Sapelli)
  • Bamboo/Cork (Traditional and Strand Woven)

For laminate flooring, Empire sells wood laminate that takes the appearance of oak, hickory, maple, walnut, and chestnut. Luxury Vinyl Tile, which has the look of stone or ceramic tile, and Sheet Vinyl, an alternative to natural wood and stone, are Empire's two primary vinyl offerings.

Customer Resources

When visiting the Empire Today website, customers can read about product specifications, maintenance & care, warranties, and promotional offers. They can also explore financing options, use an online tool to see what different flooring looks like in a room, and schedule an in-home estimate.

Contact Information

Empire Today, LLC
333 Northwest Ave.
Northlake, IL 60164
Telephone: 800-588-2300
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