Engineered hardwood flooring in a Southport home courtesy of Floor Coverings International Shallotte

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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Video: Wood Look Flooring Projects in Brunswick County

Wood-look flooring products are a popular choice with homeowners in Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport & St. James because of their durability and versatility. Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we have a wide selection of laminate, luxury vinyl, wood-look tile, and other hardwood alternatives! If you're looking for flooring inspiration for your home, check out this video of some of our recent wood look…
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A Historical Perspective on Hardwood Flooring

Many people choose hardwood for its timeless appeal. But beyond its prevalence in vintage homes, do you know the real history behind hardwood floors? Don’t worry if you don’t, because today, Floor Coverings International Shallotte wants to share a brief history of hardwood flooring with you! And we’ll end with some modern trends to get you inspired for…
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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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Innovative Wood and Laminate Flooring Possibilities

While traditional wood tones and stains are always an option, these days just about anything is possible in wood and laminate flooring colors. Both solid hardwood and engineered flooring have come a long way and are now available in a range of striking finishes. The wood type for flooring must be decided upon before colors…
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How to Clean Wood Laminate Floors

Do you have new laminate floors in your Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport & St. James area home? This affordable flooring style is popular amongst homeowners thanks to its durability and affordable price. With laminate, you can get the look of hardwood floors without the lengthy installation process and overall cost. One of the main downsides to laminate is that it cannot…
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Flooring with Long-Term Benefits

When you decide to have new flooring installed in your Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport & St. James area home, it's important to think about the long-term affects. How long do you want your flooring to last? Are you hoping to add value to your home with your new flooring? At Floor Coverings International of Shallotte, we often pose these questions to homeowners.…