Trendy Bathroom Designs for Southport Homes

When it’s time to start updating their homes, many Southport homeowners start with their bathroom. Which, when you think about it, makes a lot of sense! Not only are bathrooms where we spend part of each morning getting ready for the day, they are also typically one of the smallest rooms in the house, making…

3 Common Questions About Engineered Hardwood Flooring

If you’re a homeowner in Southport and you’re not familiar with engineered hardwood, you may be missing out. Here’s a brief description of what it is and why it may be the perfect choice for your next flooring project. What is Engineered Hardwood? Where traditional hardwood planks are made from a single solid piece of…

Flooring for a Mid-Century Modern Interior

Wood accents, hairpin metal, and vintage lounge chairs – mid-century modern is the new norm for today’s design trends. From furniture to flooring, many Southport homeowners are obsessed with this 1950’s revamp. We truly see it everywhere! Below, our experts at Floor Coverings International Shallotte share a few flooring styles that will perfectly match your mid-century modern design…

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.…

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…

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.…