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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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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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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…
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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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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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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…
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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 & St. James 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…