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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Marmoleum maintenance

January 31, 2012

Tuesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: We have recently installed a Marmoleum tile floor and were wondering what is recommended for the care and upkeep of these floors? Do other institutions have them? What are the pros and cons that are found with this flooring? Has it been a good choice overall?

The answer:

Marmoleum® is a linoleum flooring product manufactured by Forbo. A recent scrub and recoat that my company did of a badly neglected Marmoleum floor restored it dramatically and the client was very pleased. I am told it is being installed more commonly all the time, so evidently it is proving satisfactory in daily use. We followed the restoration guidelines ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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