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Understanding the Janka Hardness Scale

At Floor Coverings International Shallotte we think that hardwood floors are the perfect option for many Southport homeowners. If you’ve looked into different species of hardwood, you have probably stumbled across the Janka Hardness Scale. It is a great way to measure the durability and strength of a hardwood species. When you understand exactly how it works, it…
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The Best Flooring For Busy Families

Between sleepovers and birthday parties, your Southport home is full of activities. You need a floor that can stand up to the hustle and bustle of your busy life. The experts at Floor Coverings International Shallotte are here to help. Here are the best flooring options for your busy family. Natural Stone Tile Natural stone tile would be…
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Top 4 Flooring Ideas For Monochromatic Interiors

A monochromatic design can help make your Southport home feel bright and airy. It’s a great option for a costal lifestyle and the simple addition of a colorful throw pillow can completely shift the aesthetic of an otherwise monochromatic room. At Floor Coverings International Shallotte we know that the perfect flooring can take your home’s décor to the…
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Rustic Flooring Ideas For Your Southport Home

While having a home where everything looks perfect is nice, there’s something beautiful about a slightly unfinished, rustic look. At Floor Coverings International Shallotte we know there can be perfection in imperfection. That’s why we want you to know about flooring options that will give your Southport home a distinctly rustic feel. Hand-Scraped Hardwood Historically all flooring was…
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Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

When hardwood floors become worn down and scuffed up, there is still hope. Hardwood is actually an extremely survivable floor due to the process known as “refinishing.” Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we often talk about refinishing. But what exactly is a hardwood refinish? Today, we want to dive right into the topic of refinishing hardwood floors.…
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3 Flooring Picks for a New Nursery

Whether you're expecting a baby or your bundle of joy is already here, you know that your nursery should be a space that’s both functional and safe. Fortunately, our expert team here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte can help you pick the perfect floor. Here are three great options that would work well in a Southport nursery. Carpet…
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3 Flooring Styles For Beach Homes

Complete your beach home aesthetic with the right flooring style! The experts here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte can help you find the perfect material to brighten, lighten, and cool down your home in the greater Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach & Southport NC area. Take a look here at three of our favorite styles or call us for a free in-home design consultation! We…
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Keeping Your Home Mold and Mildew Free

Mold is no friend to Shallotte homes! Side effects of living with moldy floors can include coughing, wheezing, skin and eye irritation, and even respiratory infection. Here is Floor Coverings International Shallotte’s guide to mold prevention for the safety of homeowners, and maintenance ofclean, hygienic flooring that shines. The Mold Threat What many don’t realize is that mold actually feeds…
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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…
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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…