Schroeder began installing carpet when he was 15 years old. He was taught
the trade by his father Kenneth Schroeder and his brother in-laws. By the
age of 18, Kenny was a full time installer. Kenny always dreamed to
venture out and someday open a flooring store of his own.
father, Kenneth Schroeder Sr. (pictured center), was considered to be one
of the very first local carpet service’s in the McHenry County Area. Since
the 1950’s Ken Sr. was teaching the trade to many guys who needed work
including the boyfriends of his two daughters Linda and Sue. Linda’s
boyfriend John N. Curran Sr. became her husband in 1973. Sue went on to
marry her boyfriend Dan Kinzie in 1974. John and Dan were responsible for
showing Kenny the "tricks of the trade".
1970’s came around and Kenny was now a full time installer before the
early age of 18. Kenny was born of his father’s hard working blood and let
no time pass before spreading his knowledge of carpet to his nephews. In
the mid 1980’s, John Curran’s oldest son John Jr. and his youngest son
Jeff were brought on the job to share in the family tradition. John Jr.
was no older than 11 and Jeff was no older than 7 when they helped their
father John and Uncle Kenny on a carpet job.
of installing carpet and vinyl and sub-contracting for many north west
suburban carpet stores had finally directed Kenny to use his knowledge of
the industry and open Kenny’s Floor Covering in McHenry IL. In 1996,
Kenny’s Floor Covering opened a small, but comfortable showroom. The
family business grew rapidly, and forced Kenny to move to a location
double in size.
Kenny and his
family used their experience in customer service and professional
installation to be their trademark of business. By 2017 Kenny’s has been
delighted to service over 40,000 homes! Quality,
Satisfaction, Customer Service and Expert Installations have been the
mission of Kenny’s Floor Covering since the beginning.
Kenny’s Floor Covering is a true family owned and operated flooring
retailer and has been servicing their community for over 25 years. Ken
Schroeder, Owner of KFC, has been a flooring installer since 1977. Kenny
was taught the trade by his Father, Ken Sr and encouraged by his Mother
Shirley- both owners of North Suburban Carpet laying service. In 1995
Kenny decided it was time to venture out on his own, starting with a small
but comfortable retail showroom north of McHenry. The family business
grew rapidly, and forced Kenny to move to a location double in size.
After expanding three times, Kenny’s Floor Covering is now a 10,000
sq/ft beautiful showroom carrying the leading brand names in the flooring
KFC earned it’s first McHenry County Best of the Fox award in 2002 -
and has continued to receive this honor for the last 18 years.
Today, Kenny’s Floor Covering is still all about family. Kenny’s
daughters, Sarah and Taylor, his sister Linda and brother Dan are all
committed to contributing to the family business. From sales, to
installations, Kenny and his family use their experience, customer service
and professional installation to be their trademark of business.