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,…

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…