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Best Sustainable Flooring Options for Your St. James Home

We are constantly learning new ways to live a more sustainable life. From minimizing our use of plastics and becoming more aware with our buying power, together we are moving towards a greener future. You can also choose to bring more sustainable materials into your own home! At Floor Coverings International Shallotte we offer a variety of environmentally…
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Best Kid-Friendly Flooring in St. James

If you’re looking for new flooring for your child’s room, you may not be sure where to start. Do you want something that will age well as they grow up? Are you looking for a material that’s suitable for young kids in a nursery? There are a range of great choices available for your project,…
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Carpet Maintenance for Your Dog-Friendly Southport Home

Your home’s carpeting doesn’t have to suffer just because your dog is prone to dirty paws! Preventative care for your Southport home’s carpeting is essential to maximizing its longevity. Your local Floor Coverings International Shallotte team is here to help with all your carpeting needs, from consultation to installation! Outdoor Paws Inside Before your pet leaves the house,…
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A Comparison of Ceramic and Natural Stone Tiles

Ceramic and natural stone tiles are both reliable flooring options that are sure to add value to your Southport home. However, deciding between them can be a difficult decision based on what style of flooring you are aiming to achieve. Continue reading to learn what differentiates our ceramic and natural stone products at Floor Coverings International Shallotte. Ceramic…
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Tile Maintenance Tips for Your St. James Home

One of the things that makes tile such a popular flooring choice is how low maintenance it can be. And while it certainly doesn’t need as much upkeep as carpet or hardwood, your tile does still need to be cleaned regularly to keep it looking spotless. Luckily the cleaning process is quick and easy! Read…
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Best Hardwood Flooring Options for Your St. James Home

When picking new flooring, you can never go wrong with hardwood. Hardwood flooring comes in a variety of colors and designs, but no matter the style, hardwood adds comfort and value to any home. It can be overwhelming to choose the best hardwood for your home, but our designers at Floor Coverings International Shallotte are here to help…
Carpet in a Southport home's living room, courtesy of Floor Coverings International Shallotte

4 Surprising Reasons You Should Consider Carpet for Your Southport Home

There are plenty of reasons to love soft, cozy, and comfortable carpet. It feels great underfoot. It looks lovely in living rooms and beautiful in bedrooms. It’s friendly on a working family’s budget. However, there are many hidden benefits to carpet flooring that remain unknown to North Carolina families. Read on for a few surprising…
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Effortless Flooring Options for Homes in Humid Climates

North Carolina summers are hot and humid – that’s just a part of life here in the South. While it’s wonderful to have fun in the sun, it’s important to keep the climate in mind when selecting the flooring that’s right for you. Traditional flooring options like carpets and hardwoods tend to retain moisture, although…
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Best Carpets for Your St. James Home

When choosing which type of flooring to put in your home, carpet options can present an exciting (and sometimes overwhelming) number of possibilities. There are pros and cons to each type of carpet, meaning that the best carpet for your home is dependent upon your individual wants and needs.  We here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte want to…
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Common Hardwood Maintenance Mistakes

Hardwood flooring is a beautiful addition to any Southport home and an investment you want to take care of. Maintaining your hardwood is not a difficult task, but could you be inadvertently harming your floors? Here are a few common maintenance mistakes that could be damaging your hardwood floor: Vacuuming with the Wrong Attachment It…