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Kim Kardashian would need to fly European workers in to repair floors

US reality star Kim Kardashian and her husband, musician Kanye West, have renovated a $60 million mansion in Los Angeles.

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Should you install high gloss or matt floors?

High gloss floors used to be found in most hospitals, schools and offices. Seeing your face reflected in a shiny floor impresses visitors to hotels and business reception areas, with some businesses believing that a shiny floor creates a positive image of their company.

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Company to manufacture wood floor from hemp

HempWood is a new type of wood developed from hemp that is claimed to have advantages over other wood floor covering.

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Survey shows the popularity of engineered flooring for kitchens

A survey conducted by Houzz Kitchens Trends has found that engineered flooring is twice as popular as hardwood flooring for a luxury floor covering for kitchens.

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Floor at Aberdeen railways station to be replaced

ScotRail has admitted that the floor at Aberdeen railway station is a safety hazard because it is too slippy and is a danger to rail travellers. As a result, it intends to replace the floors to something more suitable.

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Survey suggests wood flooring can significantly increase property value

A new survey has suggested that installing wood flooring adds value to property.

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Heathrow Airport Head of Design reveals flooring secrets

The new Heathrow £2.3 billion Terminal 2 has won the ‘World Best Airport Terminal’ award for 2018 and the airport’s Head of Design, Barry Weekes has shared some of the flooring design secrets that contributed to this award.

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Laminate flooring expected to make comeback this year

In recent years, there has been less demand for laminate flooring, but according to an article on the news website, laminate is set for comeback in 2019.

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Hotel corridor flooring trends for 2019

Connecting the check-in area of hotels to guest rooms are hotel corridors. Designers often do not pay these areas much attention, but this is predicted to change in 2019 with many boutique hotels installing solid wood flooring.

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Herringbone is hot flooring trend for 2019

According to interior design experts, herringbone floor patterns have never gone out of fashion and are predicted to become more popular in 2019.

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