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3 Statement Design Ideas Using Tile and Hardwood

Tile and hardwood may not be the first elements that come to mind when you think about creating a design statement in your home. We often think of flooring as the foundation of a room, not the feature that immediately attracts your eye and makes your space stand out. However, Floor Coverings International Shallotte is here to show…
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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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Best Flooring Choices to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

First impressions are what wow a potential homebuyer: a spacious, open floor plan or vast expanses of polished hardwood, for instance. If you upgrade your Southport home with resale value in mind, flooring plays a huge role. But with so many gorgeous options to choose from, how do you get the best return on your investment? Simple: choose…
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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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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…

Video: Flooring Project for a Custom-Built Holden Beach Home

We love what we do here every day at Floor Coverings International Shallotte. Now we're inviting you to share in our passion by checking out some of our work. We completed this flooring and tile install for a custom-built home in Holden Beach, and we love how the project turned out! See for yourself in the video below:…
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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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Our Favorite Backsplash Designs

At Floor Coverings International Shallotte we know that many homeowners struggle to determine what backsplash design is right for their Southport home. Besides design details, backsplashes are important, as they protect your walls from water damage. We can help you figure out exactly what tile is best for your home, so you can have a backsplash you love.…
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A Guide to Popular Tile Patterns

Whether you’re choosing tile for a backsplash, shower, or kitchen floor, you’ll need to consider how you would like the tile installed. Depending on the size and shape of your tile, there may be several options for the layout pattern of the design. Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we have the expertise to help you achieve whatever…
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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…