The Best Flooring 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,…

The Best Flooring for a Modern Home Office

We live in a renovation nation. But let’s face it, when it comes to remodeling, the home office is often put on the back burner. It’s an afterthought, similar to the Rec room (which we all know is really nothing more than a glorified storage unit), a place you dream of one day revamping but…

Marble vs. Granite Stone Tiles

In Shallotte , homeowners love using natural stone tiles for countertops, backsplashes, and even floors. Marble and granite have a lot of positive qualities that make them great choices for your home, but it’s important to know the disadvantages, too. Floor Coverings International Shallotte has a team of trusted local flooring experts to help you decide if marble…

Interview with Mother-Daughter Bloggers of The 2 Seasons

Floor Coverings International Shallotte is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Designer Influencer Interview Series. Jordan and Janette are the fabulous duo behind The 2 Seasons, The Mother/Daughter Lifestyle Blog. You can follow Jordan and Janette on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Please tell us a little about yourself. We are the mother/daughter duo, Janette and…

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…

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-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…

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…

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.…