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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 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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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…
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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
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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…
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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…