Natural carpet in Southport

Natural Carpet vs. Synthetic Carpet

There is a seemingly endless variety of carpet styles, colors, and designs. Unless you have a clear vision of what you’re looking for, it can be difficult to decide what you want. Before you dive into plush and frieze, flecked and neutral, it’s important to decide which type of carpet fiber is best for your…
Pet friendly flooring in Southport

How to Choose the Right Flooring for Your Pets

Your animal companions spend a lot of time on the floor, so it’s important that your flooring suits the needs of both you and your pets. Fortunately, our expert team at Floor Coverings International Shallotte can help you discover the right floor for your Southport home based on your pets’ behavior. Here are some suggestions: If your pets…
cork flooring southport

Reasons to Love Cork Flooring

Cork is an amazing flooring option for many homes, ranking well in both durability and comfort. It’s grown in popularity recently for its sustainability and eco-friendly nature. Although cork is gaining recognition, it remains a choice that is often overlooked by homeowners. We want to change that! Our experts at Floor Coverings International Shallotte love cork for its…
Multi width hardwood flooring in Southport

3 New Flooring Trends for Hardwood Fans

There are many different types of hardwood available for those who are looking to purchase new floors. However, if you want something unique or contemporary, you may be looking at hardwood flooring trends to help you find the right floors for your Southport home. Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we work hard to keep up with the…
southport hardwood flooring

Protect Your Investment: 5 Hardwood Maintenance Tips

Southport homeowners love the look and feel of hardwood. With its durability, versatility, and style it’s no wonder that hardwood flooring is so popular in the greater Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach & Southport NC area. At Floor Coverings International Shallotte, our customers ask us for advice on how to protect their new hardwood floors. Here are five tips for making sure your hardwood lasts…
wood-look tile bathroom, floor coverings international shallotte

Creative Options for Bathroom Tiles

Tile is a great choice for Shallotte bathrooms. It holds up to humid environments and comes in an endless array of different materials to fit almost any stylistic need. Some recent introductions to the market have also provided a fun twist to more traditional bathroom décor. Keep reading to learn about three creative choices from…
eco-flooring, green linoleum, Floor Coverings International Shallotte

Eco-Friendly Flooring: Linoleum

Shallotte home or business owners looking for eco-friendly flooring should turn their attention to a classic, but often overlooked, material: linoleum. First patented in the 19th century, linoleum remains one of the most versatile options available for people wanting to limit their environmental footprint. Unlike vinyl (a petroleum byproduct) or wood (which requires the harvest…
Sun room tile flooring in Ocean Isle Beach

Flooring Ideas for Your Indoor-Outdoor Living Space

In a naturally beautiful setting like Ocean Isle Beach, you want to be able to take advantage of the outdoor environment as much as possible. Covered porches, decks, balconies, patios, and sunrooms allow you to enjoy the outdoors while not straying too far from the comforts of home. But choosing flooring that can stand up…
Fall Flooring Tips for Ocean Isle Beach

4 Flooring Tips For Fall

Fall takes a while to reach us here in the Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach & Southport NC area, but once it does, winter isn’t far behind. At Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we often remind customers that with the changing of the seasons comes new cleaning challenges for your floors. Falling leaves, rainy days, and family holidays all can do a number on your flooring.…
Faith Sheridan

Interview with Luxury Designer Faith Sheridan

Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we are privileged to interview some of America’s leading designers as part of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Our goal is to give our readers valuable advice they can apply to their own homes. In our latest interview, we are pleased to introduce renowned interior designer Faith Sheridan. You can follow Faith…