Video: Wood Look Flooring Projects in Brunswick County

Wood-look flooring products are a popular choice with homeowners in Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach & Southport NC 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…

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…

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…

Your Guide to Hardwood Plank Widths

Picking out your new hardwood floors is an exciting process for Southport homeowners. And at Floor Coverings International Shallotte, we know you might get a bit overwhelmed with all of the style options and decisions that arise. Today our experts are here to slow it down a bit and start with one specific, but important, aspect: plank widths.…

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…