The Company. Our core Values. Our Beliefs.

We got the tools

With years of experience in the flooring industry, we have the knowledge and tools to fit your flooring needs

Certified Experience

Our sales staff are very knowledgeable with tons of experience and our flooring installation technicians are certified. We pride ourselves in customer service

Competitive Pricing

We offer the most competitive pricing in and around Traverse City, MI

Guarantee

We stand behind our products and services to ensure our customers satisfaction

30 Years Experience

We are family-owned and operated and been in the business in the area for 30 plus years

Great Support

Bay View Flooring has been awarded top 10 businesses by the TC Chamber of Commerce

Bay View Flooring is a retail flooring source that really is above the rest. Our sales staff are very knowledgeable with tons of experience. Our in-house employee installation teams have our clean new trucks. We are family-owned and operated and been in the business in the area for 30 plus years. We pride ourselves in customer service. Bay View Flooring has been awarded top 10 businesses by the TC Chamber of Commerce 2015 and Top 50 Companies to watch in 2016 by a conglomerate of companies.

About Bay View Flooring

Our History

We, Tim Hyland and Kathy Hyland, owned another successful flooring store, Floor Covering Brokers in the area for 20 years. We sold it in 2004 and after being semi retired for seven years decided to return to what we know and love, flooring, in 2011!! The rest is history.

About Bay View Flooring

Why Shop With Us?

People shop us because we have a great reputation for great service, a knowledgeable staff, huge inventory, and qualified installation. We are always on the cutting edge with new products and we have clean cut employee installation crews unlike others.

Bay View Flooring

Special Offerings

We are Shaw Design Studio and Mohawk Floorscapes dealer. This benefits you the customer because we offer styles no one else has and we get better pricing by which we pass the savings onto you! Our Shaw products include Anso, Caress, Clearly Chic, ClearTouch, R2X Stain Remover, LifeHappens, Tuftex, and Floorte.

Our Exceptional Team

Tim Hyland

Tim Hyland

Owner/ Sales

Tim has really been around the block! He started out back in the mid 80’s as an installers helper and from there worked in the warehouse at Contract Carpets in Traverse City. In 1986 Tim opened his first flooring store Floor Covering Brokers and then later Cash n Carry Carpet in Traverse City.

Tim enjoy his farm in Buckley MI and loves to spend time with his five children and three grandchildren.

Kathy Hyland

Kathy Hyland

Owner/ Everything else in the office!

Kathy has also been in the flooring for many many years. Beginning in 1988 when she met Tim. Kathy handles really all aspects of the store other than sales. If you have a question don’t hesitate to shoot her an email. Kathy enjoys gardening, in particular garlic and her honeycrisp apple trees!

Yoga is also one of her past times.Kathy is also the owner of Pets Naturally, a holistic pet food store located in Traverse City. Visit her website at http://www.petsnaturallytc.com/

Jessica Bogart

Jessica Bogart

Vice President of Operations

Jessica Bogart has joined Bay View Flooring as VP of Operations. She recently moved back to Northern Michigan from New York City where she was the Director of East Coast Sales at Magnetic, a company specializing in advertising technology. During her 5 years at Magnetic she held multiple roles and titles in both Business Development and Media Sales. Prior to her time at Magnetic, Jessica was National Sales Manager for 4 years at ECO PHYSICS. Jessica likes to spend her free time in the outdoors of Northern Michigan, she is an avid Stand Up Paddle boarder, and loves spending time with friends and family.

Whitney Radtke

Whitney Radtke

Showroom Manager

Whitney was born and raised in Petoskey, MI, and recently moved to the Traverse City Area this Spring. Even though Whitney is new here to the Bay View Flooring Team, she has been involved in the flooring industry for the past 5 years co-owning a flooring installation business with her fiancé. When she’s not at work, Whitney loves spending time with her 5 year old son, fiancé and 2 dogs.

Bill Black

Bill Black

Sales Associate

Bill has been in the flooring business for many years! Bill recently came to us from Floor Covering Brokers. This man is a pro! He knows it all when it comes to flooring. Bill likes to spend time at his cottage on the lake in the summer and heads for Florida when he has time in the winter months.


Gary Bebeau

Gary Bebeau

Sales Associate

Gary is a veteran at 30 years in the flooring industry! Working previously at Menards in Milwaukee, Wi, Carpet Warehouse and Design Center in Las Vegas, NV, Cash n Carry Carpet and Floor Covering Brokers in Traverse City and then owning his own store TC Flooring. Gary is wild about fishing and hunting and spends his spare time with his wife and son..


Jason Harris

Jason Harris

Sales Associate

Jason has been in the flooring business in the Traverse City Area for 25 years. After a brief hiatus, he is back doing what he loves. He enjoys the satisfaction of designing custom looks for his clients. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, fishing, hiking, and just getting outdoors.


Robin Whipple

Robin Whipple

Sales Associate

Robin has been in the flooring business since 1988, previously working for VanDrie Home Furnishings and Miles Tile & Stone. Robin handles all aspects of the flooring and tile selections process and would love to help design your new home or home improvement project. When Robin is not at work you may find her working in her yard and enjoying time with family and friends.


Patrick Siler

Patrick Siler

Sales Associate

Patrick has been living "Up North" for 10 years, after residing in the Grand Haven area for 25+ years. He has chosen to join us, after flourishing with another flooring dealer in Northern Michigan. Patrick brings over 30 years of "Doing what he say’s he will do" resulting in lifelong clients and friends. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family at his cabin with no cell phone. In the winter you might catch him racing his Vintage 1978 Polaris TX snowmobile.

Barb Nelson

Barb Nelson

Sales Associate

Barb Nelson has joined the sales team at Bay View Flooring with an extensive background in design. Born and raised in Miami Florida she comes with experience in both flooring and window treatments. She loves helping customers realize their dream of a beautiful home!

Rob Campbell

Rob Campbell

Sales Associate

Rob has been in the floor covering industry for nearly 20 years. He has a strong background as a Certified Flooring Installer and most recently became a N.A.L.F.A. certified flooring inspector. His knowledge of the industry enables him to source the best quality materials offering fashion, functionality and longevity. He is an avid boater and loves spending the summer floating out on our beautiful bay!

Michelle Maul

Michelle Maul

Administrative Assistant

Michelle is a current resident of Benzie County. New to the flooring industry, she is enthusiastic to utilize her years of administrative and financial experience with Bay View Flooring. In her spare time Michelle enjoys; her horses, fishing, music, literature, spending time with her children and boyfriend, and any outdoor activity.

Lauren Lempe

Lauren Lempe

Administrative Assistant

Lauren was born and raised in Cadillac, MI, and then in her adult life moved to Chicago, IL to experience the big city life. She recently moved back to Northern Michigan and is happy to be near the Traverse City area again. Lauren is new to the flooring industry but is loving being a part of the Bay View Flooring team! When she’s not at work, Lauren loves seeing live music, going to the beach and enjoys traveling.

Becky Griffin

Becky Griffin

Administrative Assistant

Moved to Traverse City in 1989. In her 28 year career in floor covering she has experienced all aspects of the industry from distribution to retail. Working for retailers Floor Covering Brokers, T.C Flooring and Lowes in Kentucky. She has two grown daughters and their husbands, two grandsons, six granddaughters and dog Zeke that live in this area. No specific hobbies, just wherever her friends and family are, is where you will find her

Cassandra Nelson

Cassandra Nelson

Front Desk

Cassandra was born and raised in the Traverse City area, she grew up in the quaint village of Suttons Bay, Michigan. She brings with her nine years of customer service experience and is excited to join the Bay View Flooring team. In her free time she enjoys; spending time with her husband and three cats, going to the movies, reading, and trying new Traverse City restaurants.

Marla Garchow

Marla Garchow

Measure Technician

Marla Garchow has been working in the flooring business as a measuring tech for five years. She has been in the flooring business for approximately eight years and enjoys meeting with homeowners, helping them by using technology to get the best measures to fulfill their ideal expectations. Marla lives in the South Boardman/Fife Lake Area and enjoys her time in the sun and outdoors as much possible.

Randy Merchant

Randy Merchant

Warehouse Manager/ Sales Associate

Randy has been in the flooring biz for 15 years, this guy knows it all! Randy says his career hi-light was going back to work for the best employers around! Randy used to work at Cash n Carry Carpet in the 90’s. He enjoys coaching little league baseball, gardening, his four wonderful children and is a hunting and fishing guy as well.


Shane Behrens

Shane Behrens

Warehouse Assistant

Shane is a Michigan native who is new to the flooring industry. He previously worked in the construction field and is honored to be part of the Bay View Flooring team. Shane spends his free time with his partner Renee’ and dog Harmony exploring our beautiful Up North attractions.

Lucas Dillon

Lucas Dillon

Warehouse

Lucas was born and raised in Traverse City, MI, and has been in the flooring business for 17 years. He has 2 children, ages 9 & 12. In his free time he likes to go down the river, go fishing, and loves to mountain bike and snowboard with his kids.

Joshua Hyland

Joshua Hyland

Flooring Installation Technician

Josh was born and raised in Traverse City. He was introduced to the flooring business at a young age and has discovered his passion for installing. Before Cash and Carry Flooring, Josh worked with multiple professional installers and has had training in Schluter Tile Systems. Learning the different methods helped him form his own technique and enjoys the creative outlet it provides him. Outside of work, Josh loves to hike, bike, swim, snowboard and above all, spend time with his son and family.

James Kouchnerkavich

James Kouchnerkavich

Flooring Installation Technician

James grew up in Traverse City. He has gained attention to detail and a good work ethic after running a lawn crew for 13 years, and started doing a little flooring with Paul Schaub in 1999. He has 3 kids and enjoys snowmobiling and water activities

Kevin Zoulek

Kevin Zoulek

Flooring Installation Technician

Born and raised in Traverse City, Kevin has been in the flooring business since 1994. He began learning the trade at R J’s Floor Covering, and then moved to work for the Hyland’s at Floor Covering Brokers as an installer until leaving the state for his wife’s job in 2003. He then opened his own floor covering installation business and was successful in growing that business in both Kansas and in Minneapolis. He grew his company through pride in craftsmanship, attention to detail, and his professional service.

This year, 20 years after he first started with Tim and Kathy, he is excited to be back in Traverse City and working for them again as an in-house installation professional, specializing in all floor surfaces. Kevin enjoys the outdoors and is looking forward to snowmobiling, fishing, kayaking, and boating, now that he is back in Northern Michigan.

Paul Schaub

Paul Schaub

Flooring Installation Technician

Paul was born and raised in Traverse City, MI, with 29 years of excellent flooring installation experience. Paul enjoys spending his down time, snowmobiling, boating and basically any outdoor activity.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Flooring Installation Technician

Not far from home but Tom grew up in Manchester, Michigan. He has been installing flooring for 26 years. In his spare time Tom enjoys being with friends and family. He loves to travel and bicycling.

Ben Griffin

Ben Griffin

Flooring Installation Technician

Ben was born and raised in Traverse City. He has about 17 years of installation experience, and in that time has also multi-tasked as a floor covering store/warehouse manager and sales associate. Ben worked as an in-house installer for Tim and Kathy when they owned Floor Covering Brokers and couldn’t be happier being with them again. He enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Chris Koochnerkavich

Chris Koochnerkavich

Flooring Installation Technician

Christopher has grown up living in beautiful Traverse City. He has been in the construction field for half his life moving into flooring installation for the past three years. Chris enjoys playing football and spending time with his three children.

Tom Saunders

Tom Saunders

Flooring Installation Technician

Born in Traverse City but raised in Petoskey He started installing floor covering in his teens when The Bay Harbor project first started. With combined experience of over 25 years, specializing in tile and stone. He really enjoys using his artistic ability to build custom showers. Tom has 6 grown children and 3 grandchildren. He enjoys cooking, gardening, and was an avid duck hunter.