Vinyl Tile Stripping & Sealing

                          Vinyl Floor Stripping, Refinishing Sealing & Waxing
               Call Cyril @ 201 819-7571  Email  c@allstarflooringnj.com
Without the proper maintenance, vinyl floors can lose their sheen. This types of floor can develop wax buildup and an unsightly yellow discoloration. This dingy film coupled with deep scratches and abrasions acts like a magnet that attracts dirt, grit and grime. All Star Flooring can remove your floor's old sealer and wax build up, reseal it with a high-quality sealer and finish with 3 coats of high gloss finish. This prosedure will make your floors look like new again. The sealer and gloss finish will extend the wear of your floor, reduce marks and scratches and guard against soil penetration and abrasion. 
                  About Vinyl Tile 

Vinyl composition tile (VCT) is a finished flooring material used primarily in commercial and institutional  buildings. vinyl tiles are composed of colored vinyl chips formed into solid sheets of varying thicknesses (1/8″ is most common) by heat and pressure and cut into 12″ squares. Tiles are applied to a smooth, leveled sub-floor using a specially formulated vinyl adhesive that remains tacky but does not completely dry. Once in place, tiles are typically waxed and buffed using materials and equipment specially formulated for this application.

Vinyl tile is favored over other kinds of flooring materials in high-traffic areas because of its low cost, durability, and ease of maintenance. Vinyl tiles have high resilience to abrasion and impact damage and can be repeatedly refinished with chemical strippers and mechanical stripping equipment. If properly installed, tiles can be easily removed and replaced when damaged. Tiles are available in a variety of colors from several major flooring manufacturers. Some manufacturers have created vinyl tiles that very closely resemble wood, stone, terrazzo and concrete. Tiles can easily be cut and assembled into colorful and decorative patterns. 

Vinyl composition tiles took the place of asbestos tiles, which were widely used in schools, hospitals, offices, and public buildings up until the 1980s. Use of tiles and adhesives containing asbestos were discontinued when asbestos materials were determined to be hazardous. Tiles free of asbestos are easily distinguished by their size – asbestos tiles were commonly manufactured in 9-inch squares. Mastics and adhesives containing low concentrations of asbestos were used into the 1970s and are generally considered non-hazardous because the asbestos is not considered friable.