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Flooring Experts in Baton Rouge, LA

Discover the perfect flooring blend of local service and global selection at Emerson Carpet One Floor & Home in Baton Rouge, LA. As part of a worldwide cooperative with over 1,000 stores, we offer personalized service, savings, and a vast selection. Our experienced team, equipped with advanced tools and technology, will guide you to the ideal floors for any need or budget. Get to know our passionate sales experts who bring unparalleled expertise to your flooring journey!



Meet Our Experts

Lee, Owner of Emerson Carpet One
    Lee Emerson- Owner of Emerson Carpet One
Lee is the current and longtime owner of Emerson Carpet One Floor & Home in Baton Rouge, LA. He got his start selling carpet remnants he’d obtained from his father’s carpeting store, Lee began making the rounds in his old station wagon, selling remnants to students living in the dormitories. Lee completed his studies in 1986 and, in 1994 moved the business in a brick-and-mortar store his wife had designed. A year later, the family business joined Carpet One Floor & Home, North America’s largest cooperative of independently owned-and-operated flooring stores. He is training his two daughters and the next generation of the family, Ariane and Olivia, to take over the business in the future.




Ariane, Operations Director at Emerson Carpet One


Ariane Emerson – Operations Director
Ariane Emerson is Operations Director of Emerson Carpet One Floor & Home currently training to take ownership of the family business in the coming future. Ariane worked in her family’s business through high school and while in college majoring in Drafting and Design. Working in various volunteer assignments and with charities, such as Susan G Komen, she invested in the family business full time seeing the importance of family, community, and a local focus.




Olivia, Human Resources


Olivia Emerson – Human Resources
Olivia is currently the Finance Director and head of Human Resources. After graduating from LSU in 2013, she worked hard to balance her love of traveling, her volunteer work, and her desire to be a part of the family business as a future owner. Olivia is excited to partner with her sister as a next-generation owner of Emerson Carpet One.



Jennifer, Office Manager


Jennifer Richardson – Office Assistant
Jennifer has quickly become a key part of the flow here at Emerson Carpet One. She keeps the office running smoothly daily while always being ready to tackle new tasks. We love having Jennifer as part of the Emerson Carpet One family.



Jeff, Senior Flooring Specialist
 Jeff Bankhead - Senior Flooring Specialist
Jeff Bankhead has been a part of our Carpet One family for over 30 years. He is our resident Insurance Claims expert. He has helped hundreds of people navigate the issues of flooring after accidents. Jeff is also the main contact for most of our commercial customers; keeping things on track and everyone up to date on the progress of their project is his forte.
Lenee Hicks

Lenee Hicks – Flooring & Design Specialist

Lenee began her design career in 1997 with Hicks Carpet One in San Antonio after completing her college education in HBA Interior Design. She is passionate about helping clients express their uniqueness and emphasizes customer visions over self. Over the years, Lenee has enjoyed the ever-changing dynamics of the flooring industry, forging lasting friendships through global visits to mills and manufacturing facilities. Recently, Lenee accepted a role with Emerson Carpet One, eagerly anticipating the opportunity to assist new clients and build lasting connections. Contact her to get started on your project!

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Seth Ridgel – Warehouse Operations
After marrying into the Emerson family, Seth saw a place in the business where he could help achieve an even higher level of customer service - installation. In 2023 Seth left his warehouse supervisor position at BBQ Guys and joined Emerson Carpet One as Warehouse Operations, streamlining receiving, inventory, installations, and customer service. Seth spends his free time doing home projects, cooking, and spending time with his wife and their 2 dogs.

Quinn, Customer Relations


Quinn – Customer Relations
Quinn is an Irish Setter who loves making new friends. Every time she hears the front door open she's looking to see if it's someone new to meet. She loves playing hide and seek with you and will never reject a belly rub.


Zoey, Office Liason

Zoey – Office Liaison
Zoey is an Irish Setter who loves her people. First thing every morning she makes her rounds checking on everyone in the office and saying hello. Zoey is extremely sweet and always ready to run and jump.




Emerson Carpet One Floor & Home in Baton Rouge, LA is your premier destination for flooring excellence. Our team boasts extensive industry knowledge and years of experience, bringing you a customer-focused approach that caters to your unique needs. From personalized service to exceptional customer care, our commitment to satisfaction is unwavering. Our exclusive warranties and guarantees, such as The Beautiful Guarantee, truly set us apart, providing you with confidence and assurance in every flooring investment. Choose Emerson Carpet One for a distinctive flooring experience that combines unparalleled expertise, personalized service, and a dedication to ensuring your satisfaction with every step of your flooring journey.

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