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WHY KÄHRS?

Sarah

Wood is the most sustainable, beautiful and versatile flooring material there is. That’s why we only work with wood. Few materials can add as much warmth and character as wood. It softens the most minimalistic designs, while accentuating a more traditional interior. And although trends may come and go, quality and style never go out of fashion. That’s why a wood floor from Kährs will be as appreciated tomorrow as it is today.

Here are 6 simple reasons why you should choose Kährs wood flooring:

1. A LONG TRADITION

Kährs is the oldest wood flooring manufacturer in the world still in operation, with a 160-year history dating back to 1857. It is also the most innovative with a tradition of leading the development of the modern parquet floor.

Kährs was founded as a family business 160 years ago in the small town of Nybro in southern Sweden – a region known for its wild beauty, rugged scenery and dense forests.

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2. THE MOST INNOVATIVE FLOORING COMPANY

In 1941, Kährs was granted a patent for a multi-layer wood flooring construction – the world’s first engineered wood floor. The construction ensures that the floor remains intact despite seasonal fluctuations of humidity.

In 1999, Kährs was the first floor manufacturer to introduce a mechanical glueless joint system – the ingenious Woodloc® system. This system revolutionized the wood flooring market. With the Woodloc® 5S joint, the system has been even further perfected.

Kährs has put a lot of effort and research into finding surface treatments that are strong enough to withstand daily wear and tear, but thin enough to enhance the natural beauty of the wood. All our surface treatments are naturally free from solvents, formaldehyde and isocyanate.

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3. ENDLESS DESIGN OPTIONS

Whatever the size of your room or interior style, there’s a Kährs floor that will enhance the space. The floors come in a great variety of colours and species, sizes, patterns and finishes.

Brushed, handscraped, bevelled, silky smooth or matt. Each Kährs plank is unique and individually treated, according to its own unique composition of knots and graining.

The ultimate feeling and look of the floor depends on the surface treatment. Kährs provides several options. The silk matt lacquer gives the floor a smooth surface, and the matt lacquer will make it appear untreated, while the nature oil gives the floor a wonderfully natural feeling.

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4. BEAUTY WITH A CONSCIENCE

Kährs multi-layer construction means that the wood raw material is utilised as efficiently as possible. At the plant in Nybro nothing goes to waste. The parts of the logs that cannot be used for floors become bio-fuel that heats up the production facilities. About 45,000 people in the neighbourhood also enjoy the warmth of our recycled wood.

Kährs production process has been designed to have minimal impact on the environment. Over the years, the company has introduced a number of manufacturing and flooring innovations that have enabled a more responsible, green production.

Kährs Swedish heritage characterises everything the company stands for, from high regard for quality and design to concern for the environment. It earned the company an ISO 14001 environmental management certification more than a decade ago.

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5. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

Kährs has been manufacturing quality, multilayered wood floors for more than 60 years – floors that have been perfected over the years. This means that we can offer more extensive guarantees than any other wood floor manufacturer. Combined with a complete care and maintenance program, Kährs offers a guarantee of up to 30 years.

Kährs floors works perfectly well combined with underfloor heating. One reason is the strong Woodloc® joints, another the stable and well-balanced construction of the board.

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5. COMPLETE SYSTEM

Kährs offers a complete flooring system where every detail – from the skirtings to the wide range of installation and maintenance products – has been design to enhance the beauty of strength of the floor.

The smallest things often make the biggest difference. This is true of a Kährs floor, where the highest level of skill and craftsmanship is added to every detail, including the skirting boards and different types of mouldings.

Kährs Care and Maintenance range covers all you need for daily care as well as regular maintenance of the floor. It also includes products for a damaged floor.

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Want to learn more? Call us on tel. +971 4 369 55 69 or book an appointment with one of our Kährs wood flooring specialists, and visit our showroom in Sidra Tower, Dubai!

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HAPPY EASTER!

Sarah

Happy Easter! 💛

Did you know that in Sweden, children usually dress up as witches for Easter? Clad in discarded clothes, colourful headscarves, red-painted cheeks and black freckles, and carrying a basket and occasionally a broomstick; they go from house to house in their neighbourhoods, knocking on doors in hopes of receiving sweets in exchange for their drawings.

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BLUSH // ASH

Sarah

Loving the combination of blush tones and a lively 3-strip ash wood flooring in this apartment via Alvhem 💕

For a similar look, we suggest combining Jotun’s Warm Blush (2856) wall colour with our 3-strip Kährs Ash Skagen wood flooring.

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HEART OF GOLD

Sarah

Inspired by our new Floor of the Month for April, we are loving warm, burnt yellow and golden sun-kissed tones inspired by honey and ripe rye during harvest time, combined with earthy hazelnut tones and crisp whites for a fresh yet grounded spring feeling.

Our Floor of the Month, Kährs Oak Siena FSC® has a calm appearance with a certain degree of variation in the grain. A true Swedish classic that will never go out of style.

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MADE WITH PASSION

Sarah

What makes a good product great? We’re certain that the key to success lies in the people that produce it. It’s their passion and knowledge that ensures that the quality we’ve been delivering over the years continues to distinguish our floors. Many of our employees have been working at Kährs for decades – in some cases generations – passing on their knowledge to new family members, friends and neighbours that start working at Kährs.

In celebration of Kährs 160 year anniversary this year, Kährs focuses on the people behind the brand’s success. This is the first video in a series titled Made with Passion – focusing on the faces of Kährs, their stories and learning what drives them to make Kährs wood floors on a daily basis in our factory in Nybro, Sweden.

View more videos here.

HELLO APRIL

Sarah

Proudly presenting our new Floor of the Month Kährs Oak Siena FSC: a classic Swedish floor that is FSC-certified and comes with a 30-year warranty, making it a healthy and sustainable floor for both you AND the environment.

Offered with a special 20% discount during April 2017.

Contact us for more details!

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WALNUT LOVE

Sarah

We are loving the updated take on walnut wood floors in this apartment in Stockholm, Sweden. The contrast of the bright and clean interiors against the classic walnut floor and mid-century style decor creates a warm and timeless yet modern feeling.

For a similar look, select our Kährs Garden Walnut with a natural 1-strip design.

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DEAR MOTHER..

Sarah

Happy UAE Mother’s Day! ❥

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WOFL

Sarah

We visited the recently opened WOFL bakery in Jumeirah Beach Residence this week. Not only were we struck by the delicious (no exaggeration!) scent of freshly baked waffles surrounding the little building, but also by the bakery’s interiors.

We have seen our wood flooring installed in many different ways over our years here, but seeing our Kährs Oak Cornwall installed with graphic hexagonal tiles was so interesting! The combination created such a beautiful look.

View all the pictures here.

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KLARA VÄSTRA KYRKOGATA 17

Sarah

Inspo-deluxe in this apartment featuring beautiful muted interiors, classic Scandinavian deco, a light wood floor and impressive panoramic views over central Stockholm.

Get the look with our 1-strip Kährs Oak Estoril wood floor, a classic floor where the natural wood characteristics have been enhanced with microbevelled edges and a brushed surface topped with a white colour stain.

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Kahrs Oak Estoril Wood Floor Dubai

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