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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Design Associate Kimberly Gallimore Lewis Recognized with Brunswick County Future 10 Award

Each year, ten young professionals under the age of 40 in Brunswick County are honored with the Future 10 recognition, which recognizes professional growth as well as positive contributions to the local community. Floor Coverings International Shallotte is proud to announce that our very own Design Associate, Kimberly Gallimore Lewis, has been recognized among this year’s…

Bathroom Tile Inspiration for Your Shallotte Home

Here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we offer a wide selection of tile for your bathroom floor, shower, tub surround, backsplash, and more! Plus, our design experts can help you find the right combination of tile to achieve the look you're going for. If you need some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing, take a look at…

3 Flooring Picks for a New Nursery

Whether you're expecting a baby or your bundle of joy is already here, you know that your nursery should be a space that’s both functional and safe. Fortunately, our expert team here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte can help you pick the perfect floor. Here are three great options that would work well in a Southport nursery. Carpet…

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…

Carpet Qualities and Inspection Tips

There is a great range of diversity among carpet styles and materials. This may make the prospect of carpeting a home seem daunting, but at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we are all for customization! More options means more personalization, and more homes to fit the Southport homeowner. When purchasing carpet, here is a list of items to know…