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Cook's Carpet and Flooring


Chuck Cook

Cook's Carpet and Flooring is owned and operated by North Carolina natives, Chuck and Barbara Cook. Chuck is a third-generation floor covering professional who grew up assisting his father in their family-owned business, Cook's Carpets of Murphy, NC.

After obtaining a business degree at Mars Hill College near Asheville, NC, Chuck worked as a manufacturing representative with the William M. Bird Company for almost a decade, gaining valuable knowledge of the installation and care for a variety of textiles and solid surface floors.

Chuck has dedicated his career to the floor covering industry where he has gained expertise in sales, cleaning, restoration, and installation. Chuck resides with his wife, Barbara, in Waynesville where they enjoy spending time with their friends, family, and pets.

Barbara Cook

Barbara is co-owner of Cook's Carpet and Flooring. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Business at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and a master’s degree in Human Resources from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC.

Barbara has transitioned from a career in software training and development to the retail floor covering industry. She enjoys working directly with customers to find solutions that will not only beautify, but add value to their homes.

Kyle Parris

Kyle is the flooring specialist at Cook's Carpet and Flooring. He has spent a number of years in the flooring industry, transitioning from installation to sales. He assists customers in the selection process in the showroom, completes in-home measures, and handles installation-related questions. Kyle attended Haywood Community College and resides with his wife and daughter in Candler, NC.

Jasper Cook

Jasper is our eight-year-old mixed breed greeter. Expect to see him at the door as he is here to welcome you to our showroom! Jasper is a rescue pup and he will win your heart with his friendly personality (which he gets from his dad) and his adorable freckles (which he gets from his mom).