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The durable, easy-care surface of EGGER laminate flooring is ideal for hotel applications. MOOD INDIGO


Floors are subject to extreme stresses, especially in rooms that see a lot of traffic, which is why the flooring in hotel rooms has to meet very specific requirements; it must be robust, durable, easy to care for and, last but not least, free of hazardous substances. Which is why, for the new four-star Hotel Indigo London Kensington, the chosen flooring was a product from the EGGER Commercial collection which brought with it each of these qualities and more.


In November 2012, a new jewel in the crown of the global Indigo chain opened in Kensington.


After the takeover from its previous owners, the existing hotel building was entirely renovated and adapted to the style of the hotel chain. The new boutique hotel, with 1,000 square metres of laminate


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flooring from EGGER, enjoyed straightforward, fast and flexible installation thanks to the patented PRO clic! installation system.


In choosing from the variety of EGGER Commercial decors, a product with a thickness of 11mm was selected. Classified in usage class 33, the product is particularly well suited


for use in high-traffic applications. ‘Woodwork Oak’ (EM7131) makes for a stylish union with the elegant furnishings of the hotel.


Alongside the importance of its appearance, the long- term use of the flooring was of course a key point. EGGER laminate flooring set itself apart with outstanding


shock resistance thanks to the high quality of the coreboard and surface layer.


Flooring safety was another essential factor. The chosen product, classified as ‘R10’, is the highest slip resistance class for laminate flooring in the market – so hotel guests both young and old can move about without hesitation. The floors of the new hotel


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