Beach house flooring in Southport

Going Coastal: 3 Flooring Ideas for Your Beach House

Coastal, beach-inspired design is perfectly suited to homes in the Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, and Southport areas. This design style is meant to reflect the coastal environment, so it often features natural textures, nautical details, and shades of blue and white. If you love the breezy, laid-back feel of coastal style, know that we can…
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Infographic: Four Notable Exotic Hardwoods

Looking for a unique look in your Shallotte home? Exotic hardwoods have stunning grain patterns that give your flooring an unparalleled elegance. These beautiful and durable hardwoods might be perfect for your home, just ask your local experts at Floor Coverings International Shallotte.   Photo Credits: © Mark Bernard, © Woyzzeck, © Fotografos, © IMG Imagery
Hardwood flooring in Southport

Engineered vs. Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring can last for decades if properly maintained, so of course you want to me be sure you are choosing the right floors for your Southport home. While considering your options, you'll be faced with the choice between solid hardwood and engineered hardwood floors, so here's a quick primer on the differences between the…
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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…

Flooring Options for Prairie Style Homes

“Form follows function.” It’s a phrase that homeowners with even the most casual interest in architecture and interior design have heard. American architect Louis Henri Sullivan, who’s often described as the father of the modern skyscraper, coined the term, and while Sullivan didn’t design residential homes, his form follows function philosophy influenced Frank Lloyd Wright,…
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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…
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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…

Flooring with Long-Term Benefits

When you decide to have new flooring installed in your Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach & Southport NC area home, it's important to think about the long-term affects. How long do you want your flooring to last? Are you hoping to add value to your home with your new flooring? At Floor Coverings International of Shallotte, we often pose these questions to homeowners.…

How To Create A Beach House With Hardwood

At Floor Coverings International of Shallotte and Ocean Isle Beach, we love living by the water. We understand why many of our customers want to bring the beauty of the ocean into their home with beach-inspired décor. Our flooring experts always tell customers that décor starts from the ground up with – you guessed it…