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Thursday's Ask the Experts: Terrazzo upkeep

May 19, 2011
Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What is the best finish to keep old, high traffic terrazzo hallways appealing with a wet looking, high gloss appearance?
The answer:
I can''t give a definitive answer to that question since there are numerous terrazzo seals and compatible finishes available from many reputable manufacturers. The appearance starts with careful floor preparation.Remove the old finish with the proper stripper and procedures and apply a good seal to level the floor materials. Then place several coats of ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
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