Both Marmoleum and Armstrong are major producers of this 140-year-old technology.
Linseed oil & wood flour or cork dust and a few other secret ingredients.
Linoleum does require some care & maintenance, it definitely is NO a lay it & forget it floor. It is somewhat "Green" in the environmental sense & can give a very long life if cared for & properly installed.
I suggest you go to your makers website & get their specific instructions, if you have not chosen yet, go to Marmoleum or Armstrong & they both have a nice section on Care & Maintenance.
I tried to Cut & paste it here for you but the copyright police had me arrested & I am due to be hung tomorrow at daylight... Oh well as My dad always said.. No good deed goes unpunished.
The Rev sez Hope this helps
"No one cares how much you know, till they know how much you care." Pastor Jim.
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Linoleum was invented 1860.
In the past, all kitchen floors were covered with linoleum. The linoleum was worn.
how did Linoleum affect society
I would like to purchase a linoleum for my floor. What are some good linoleum flooring designs?
Linoleum - EP - was created on 2009-11-16.
Uh No. linoleum is made from linseed oil, hence the name
There are several ways to use linoleum in a sentence. One sentence for the word is; John is working all day putting new linoleum in the kitchen.
Your linoleum was probably not stained but bleached so there might not be much you can do.
If you're the homeowner: YES YOU CAN. you will need to level any embossment prior to installing over new linoleum or other sheet goods. NO YOU CAN'T or shouldn't if wet flooring is beneath original linoleum. If it's a rental it doesn't matter.
The best place to look for great linoleum offers in Seattle is at linoleum dealers 'Woven Art', 'Andonian Rugs', 'Mfi' and at 'Carpet Liquidators Inc.'