In 1972 Bradford and Patricia Bradley moved to the small town of Lebanon Missouri looking to switch from the drywall business into flooring installation and wanting a quiet place to raise their children. At the time there were a small handful of flooring suppliers in the town, each with their own set of installers and as with any small town, loyalty and reputation make or break you. Seeking out work with the established carpet stores seemed to be impossible. Being the new man on the block wasn't working out it seemed. Needing to make a living and provide for their family, Brad and Pat had the idea of starting their own business selling and installing their own flooring.