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Modern wood floor design uses 18th Century Japanese technology

A new wood flooring design has been influenced by the 18th Century Japanese technique of Yakisugi.

Yaki means heating by fire and was (more…)

New woodblock flooring mixes contemporary with traditional

Flooring experts have suggested that new large format parquet woodblock flooring is suitable for rooms that mix the contemporary with the traditional.

Decor that mixes a (more…)

Opulent floors predicted to be one of 2020’s hot trends

Ideal Home magazine has reported on the top three décor trends for 2020, and at number three is what it calls ‘opulent’ floors.

These trends are based on (more…)

HSE offers solution to accidents on slippery floors

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 31% of workplace accidents in 2018 were caused by slips and trips. If a worker or member of the public slips on a smooth floor in a Cheshire business, as well as causing injury, the business could (more…)

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.

If the floors of (more…)

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.

Polished floors are (more…)

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.

Hemp is derived from a (more…)

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.

Engineered flooring includes vinyl, laminates and (more…)

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.

The survey was conducted by (more…)

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