COMMUNITY FORUM

skdk

06:35PM | 05/30/99
Bvflooring
I have yellow stains on my vinyl flooring due to bathroom mats. Ordinarily this wouldn't be a big problem. But, my husband and I are trying to redecorate this bathroom (keeping the vinyl floor) and cannot find bathroom mats that are the same size as the former mats. How can we get rid of these stains?

Wick

07:03AM | 06/01/99
Try using "0000" steel wool, it should work if the stains are not too deep. Good luck!

AmndaSarek

01:12PM | 10/21/99
Member Since: 10/20/99
2 lifetime posts
Try using Soft Scrub with bleach on the stains ... put it down on the stained parts, let it sit for about 5 minutes and then rinse if off before putting down the new mats. It works for most stains and scuff marks on linoleum and vinyl tile.

Al Borland

01:46PM | 10/27/99
Member Since: 10/26/99
4 lifetime posts
I would not recommend any of the above procedures and this is why.

1) Using any type of bleach on a sheet vinyl floor my have reverse effects of what your trying to accomplish. It may bleach the spot enough to give it a lighter appearance than the rest of the sheet vinyl. It can also dull the surface permanently thus making cleaning more difficult.

2) Steel Wool will (if not very carefull) put undo stress on the wear layer and most likely reduce or damage it.


I would recommend using Armstrong's New Beginnings Cleaner before trying any of these above mentioned methods.

[This message has been edited by Al Borland (edited October 27, 1999).]

Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Looking to run multiple wires along the same length? Simply place each of them into your drill chuck and spin it for a nea... It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1