Subway Tile in St James

Subway tiles get their name from their 1904 introduction in New York City subway tunnels. Since then, the uniquely rectangular tiles have expanded into homes across the country, and have become a popular option for St. James homeowners in particular. Here are a few reasons why we here at Floor Coverings International Shallotte love subway tiling:

Water Resistance and Durability

In St. James, homeowners and businesses looking to invest in long-term style love subway tiling’s durability. Because they are naturally resistant to water damage, ceramic subway tiles are super easy to clean, and make for a smart choice in high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. With professional installation from Floor Coverings International Shallotte, these tiles will look good and hold strong for years on end.

Timeless Design

Subway tiles have been around since the early 1900s, but their unique shape and timeless design have made them a popular option in homes to this day. When families in Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Southport & St. James are looking to invest in their homes, choosing products that will continue to bring their families happiness time after time is very important. Subway tiles are great for that – their timeless appeal ensures families that their home investment will still be in style decades down the line.


With the amount of variety Floor Coverings International Shallotte offers in subway tiling, they can be used in just about any home with any design. Whether you take a nod straight from the tunnels of New York City and use classic white tiles to create a clean and crisp look, or you are looking to bring warmth and excitement to a room with bright yellow tiles, or you want to build a high-end aesthetic by using shiny white tiles with a high-contrast black grout, your options are limitless. In addition to the tiles themselves, our design experts can help you determine which layout is right for your home vision.

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