9 million tramping feet on a hardwood floor
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Strolling, dancing, shuffling, tramping. Nine million pairs of feet have passed this way. But the floor today still keeps its luxury look, its new appearance. It is a hardwood floor installed nine years ago at the Royal Festival Hall, London. No doubt about hardwood floors—they last.
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