Marmoleum & Linoleum Floor Care

How to Choose Flooring Gloss Level

What Gloss Level Should I Use On My Floor? There are three main classifications of gloss when it comes to flooring, High-gloss, Semi-gloss and Matte. When selecting a gloss level for wood, laminate or vinyl flooring consider these factors… High-gloss provides a bright finish that reflects the most light which will highlight scuffs, scratches and other marks.  Heavy…

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Start to Think @ Spring Cleaning

Spring is around the corner which makes it time to think about SPRING CLEANING! Yes, I said it!… Spring cleaning.  May not be your favorite part of spring yet it needs to be done and what a great feeling when it is!  You know there will be no more slush or ice melter tracking inside because the…

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Linoleum & Vinyl Floorcare Q & A

We frequently get emails from customers with common and unique floorcare questions. We answer these questions directly to the customer who asks and we post many of them on Facebook and (more briefly) on Twitter.  If you find the following linoleum & vinyl floorcare tips helpful, “Like Us” on Facebook or “Follow Us” on Twitter…

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Fact vs Fiction – Forbo, Marmoleum Cleaning & Maintenance

A lot of information is available about Forbo Marmoleum Floors that will tell you it is a natural, sustainable Linoleum flooring material made from a blend of wood flour, jute, rosin, and linseed oil.  You’ll find out that Marmoleum is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-static, has high wear-resistance, becomes more durable over time and has low maintenance requirements.  Forbo’s…

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Where To Find Manufacturer Recommended Floor Care Products

Residential Flooring Manufacturers devote many dollars to developing floor care and maintenance products specific to the floor(s) they produce. These products are carefully formulated, for each type of flooring the manufacturer produces to leave the floor residue-free, maintain the integrity of the floor’s surface finish without compromising slip resistance or shine and it needs to…

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Restoring Stripped Marmoleum Flooring

RESTORING STRIPPED MARMOLEUM FLOORS Although there is no guarantee that this will work successfully, we have had success restoring Marmoleum that has been mildly stripped. Do not try this on the whole floor at first. Try a small spot in an inconspicuous area to see if this will work and then you can continue doing…

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Keep Your Investment in Your Floor

Keep Your Investment in Your FloorOnce you make the decision to replace your flooring or have a new floor installed, it’s still an investment and you will want to protect that investment.One of the largest offenders to flooring is the scooting of furniture across it. People often mistake a shiny floor with being slick and…

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Making Your Linoleum Floor Last

Making Your Linoleum Floor LastLinoleum is known for its ability to endure the elements, as well as endure time itself. Linoleum is a very durable material that has made a come back in the interior design market in recent years.For a long time, people stayed away from linoleum, choosing vinyl instead. Linoleum was a material…

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Cleaning your Linoleum Floor

Cleaning your Linoleum Floors Tired of looking at your dirty, dingy-looking kitchen floors, but not sure of the proper way to clean linoleum? The first step in preparing to clean linoleum is to find out if indeed your flooring is actually linoleum. Today, several sheet-flooring products are made from vinyl or vinyl blends; but because…

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