Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality flooring products, with sales expertise, service and professional installation that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Customer satisfaction is our most important goal.

Values

To achieve our goal we offer an extensive array of high quality flooring products from industry-leading manufactures. We update our selection on a continual basis to make sure we stay current with the newest trends and technology.

We hire qualified sales people to assist customers in making the right selection for their floors. Our personal service is a hallmark of Kashian Bros.

Our technicians are some of the best in the industry. They are highly trained, given the proper tools and are extremely meticulous.

For generations, families have come to rely on Kashian Bros for all of their flooring needs. Whether you have been a customer for 50 years, or you are a new customer, you can be confident that you will receive the service, quality and value that our customers have come to expect since 1910.

Our Story

kashianbrosoldstoreWe are proud to be a North Shore company and appreciate both new clients and those we have had for generations.

In 1910 Haig Kashian and his brother opened a small rug cleaning and repair business in Wilmette. They took great pride in cleaning and restoring area rugs to their original beauty. They provided friendly professional service with a personal touch, often delivering the rugs to their customer’s homes on bicycle.

We remain a community-based business with ties that go back generations with many of our loyal customers. We strive to provide excellence in customer service, quality craftsmanship in everything we do, and competitive pricing backed by knowledgeable, professional, friendly sales people to assist with all of your flooring needs.

Our goal is to service our customers in a way that they become customers for life.

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Through the Years

  • 1907 – Haig Kashian Emigrates to America with his brother Greg Kashian at the age of 17 with a small amount of change and a few beautiful oriental rugs in their possession.
  • 1908 – Haig Kashian began working at Marshal Fields in their rug department in Chicago, IL.
  • 1910 – Haig and his brother founded a new rug company in Wilmette, IL. They began selling, cleaning and restoring fine oriental rugs under the name “Eastern Rug Cleaning Company”. The store is located at 1145 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette IL. The original phone number was – Wilmette 1200.
  • 1914 – Between 1910 and 1914, the name was changed to Kashian Bros.
  • 1923 – Kashian Bros participated with other retailers in the area in the DOLLAR DAYS promotion. Kashian Bros offered two 9×12 rugs cleaned for $5.00 ($4.00 for the first rug – regular price and $1.00 for the second rug).
  • 1926 – Kashian Bros was established as a polling place for the Village of Wilmette for the April 1926 elections.
  • 1931 – With help from their nephew Puzant Kashian of Minnesota, they introduced Moth Destroying Service for area rugs.
  • 1949 – Haig Kashian and his brother retired and sold the business to Jim Allan on November 1, 1949.
  • Circa 1960 – Kashian Bros adds a full range of carpeting to their assortment.
  • Circa 1980 – Kashian Bros begins fabricating custom designed area rugs. Individual tufted carpet samples are cut and shaped to create intricate one of a kind designs.
  • 1997 – The store was torn down to make way for the new condominium / retail space.
  • 2000 – Kashian Bros is the first to introduce Dust Free Sanding and Refinishing for wood floors on the North Shore.
  • 2006 – Doug Stein purchases Kashian Bros as the new owner.
  • 2009 – Kashian Bros acquires the assets of Kleen-Rite cleaning services.
  • 2010 – Kashian Bros celebrates 100 years of service on the North Shore. Air Duct cleaning is added to the full range of in home cleaning services offered.
  • 2011 – Kashian Bros is first to introduce UV cured wood floor finishes on the North Shore.
  • 2014 – Kashian Bros is voted Best Of 2014 for floor covering on the North Shore.

Our store at 1107 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL

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In order to truly immerse yourself in the myriad possibilities for your next flooring project, we suggest you visit our showroom in downtown Wilmette. A frequent haunt for some of the North Shore’s top interior designers, the Kashian Bros showroom combines the best of old world craftsmanship and modern technology.

But what really makes our showroom special are the wonderful people who work there. Our friendly staff has the knowledge, experience, and imagination to make sure you have a wonderful experience while you achieve the floors you’ve been dreaming of.

Our History

Kashian Bros adAs we celebrate 105 years in business, we thought we would share some ads from our past.

Click here to view ads going back as far as 1914.

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