Your Guide to the Janka Hardness Scale

With a timeless aesthetic, it is easy to understand why so many homeowners love hardwood floors in Charlotte NC. At Floor Coverings International South Charlotte we know it can be difficult to select the perfect wood flooring style for your home. The Janka Hardness Scale is a great way to think about the durability of different hardwood species. Understanding…

How to Use Flooring to Make a Room Look Bigger

Many homeowners don’t realize the major role that flooring plays in the overall perception of a room and home. One of the major concerns that Charlotte homeowners approach Floor Coverings International South Charlotte with is the worry that their desired flooring will either look too busy or be wasted aesthetically in their smaller rooms. We are always delighted to…

A Charlotte Homeowner’s Guide to Natural Stone Tile Floor Installation

Here at Floor Coverings International South Charlotte, we love stone tile flooring. This natural, earth-made material comes in so many different forms and styles that any homeowner interested in tile installation in Charlotte NC is guaranteed to find a tile that fits their needs. Whether you’re looking for a floor that’s primarily stylish or one that’s totally durable, we…

Hardwood Floors: Real or Wood-Look?

Is hardwood installation right for you, or is an alternative a better option? Floor Coverings International South Charlotte supplies homes with both wood-look alternatives and hardwood flooring in Charlotte NC and surrounding areas. While hardwood flooring in Charlotte NC are idealized, they don’t work for everyone’s lifestyle. We have our favorite wood-look alternatives but offer a variety of choices: ceramic…

Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring Charlotte NC

Floor Coverings International South Charlotte knows there can be a lot of terms flying around when you begin looking for hardwood flooring in Charlotte NC. Unfinished, solid, hand-scraped, engineered, strip, parquet - these are all terms that will determine the type of flooring that goes into your South Charlotte home. Today we are going over the similarities and differences…

Interview with Local Property Manager, Derek Dawson

Buying, selling, and renting homes in metropolitan areas such as Charlotte can be a difficult process. However, if you take the time to learn the important information, we guarantee it will be more efficient, valuable, and stress-free. The team here at Floor Coverings International South Charlotte got in touch with local property manager Derek Dawson to talk about the…

A Guide To Hardwood Plank Widths: Strip, Plank, Wide, & Mixed

If you are shopping for new hardwood floors for your Ballantyne home, it’s common to consider wood color and hardness. However, savvy hardwood shoppers also know to consider plank width. Plank width can change the total price of the product as well as the cost of installation. Different widths also change the aesthetic of a…

New Floors for a New Year in South Charlotte

Take the time to update old flooring in your home to start the new year off right! Here at Floor Coverings International South Charlotte, we offer a wide selection of beautiful floors that South Charlotte homeowners love. However, there are a few styles in particular that we think would make a great choice for homeowners looking to start 2018…

Flooring To Keep You Warm During Charlotte Winters

Instead of bundling up or whipping out the extra throw blankets this year, why not consider upgrading your flooring as a way to stay warm? The experts at Floor Coverings International South Charlotte know that there are some flooring materials that simply make the cold winters (and even the hot summers) more bearable thanks to their insulating abilities. Read…

Infographic: Prepping Your Charlotte Home for the Holidays

The holidays are a busy time of year for homeowners. While you're getting ready for guests this season, don't forget to add a few touches to your home that will not only make it feel more cozy, but will also help to protect it from tracked-in mud and party fouls. Below, the experts at Floor Coverings International South Charlotte