Roger and Shelly Brandt started the flooring and counter top business in 1975 as a part time venue to supplement Roger's teaching salary. In 1984 they moved their showroom to main street Friend, dedicating their time completely to the business. Since that time an addition was built on the store and a separate 4800 sq. ft. warehouse built to house inventory, cutting floor, wood,k and fabrication room. all temperature controlled for materials to acclimate before installation.

In 2008, their son, Tyler returned to Friend to help run and grow the family business continuing the reputation of expert installation and service of their quality products, including carpet, vinyl, ceramic tile, luxury vinyl tile, wood, and laminate flooring.

Brandt Carpet & Tile was the 1st Oreck Select Store in the USA established by Oreck Corporation in 1996 and continues to sell and service their products, as well as, the best sundry products available.