Infographic: 3 Eco-Friendly Floors We Love

Eco-friendly floors provide many benefits for your home in the greater Shallotte area. Browse these three popular styles and learn more about the sustainable trend that is good for both your home and the environment.   Photo Credits: © Vladislav Lyutov, © Fishman64, © J. Schelkle

3 Low-Maintenance Flooring Choices for Your Rental Property

If you have a vacation rental property in the Shallotte area, then you know that it can be hard to keep your space maintained without spending a lot of money. Choosing the right flooring can help make things easier. The right floors will hold up to heavy foot traffic and frequent cleaning, and will resist…

Best Carpets for Master Bedrooms

The master bedroom is the ultimate place to escape for homeowners in Southport. As an area of rest and refuge, the master bedroom deserves the best carpet possible. Though there are countless carpeting options out there, our carpeting professionals here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte have determined the three best for your bedroom in terms of comfort, durability,…

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…

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

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…

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…

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 Tips for Cat People

For many cat owners, cats are a part of the family. However, for all their wonderful qualities, cats are not always neat and tidy. Cat owners who are homeowners in the Southport or Shallotte area (or property owners who will be renting to cat owners) must make smart flooring choices in order to minimize wear…

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,…