Author Archives: USA Floor Care

Travertine marble upkeep.

Travertine is most of the time a very soft stone. Do not wait so long before having it re-polished and crystallized to maintain its beauty. Holes, veins and cracks will start to open up especially in the high traffic areas…Minimum … Continue reading

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Natural stone stain removal.

Just re-posting this info on how to remove stains from marble, travertine, terrazzo, saturnia, limestone and other natural stone. If you have pet urine, wine, fruit drink or other types of staining in the stone, you must go to a … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning – Floor Maintenance

Don’t forget to take care of your investment. If you have mexican tile, terracotta, marble or travertine floors, they need to be maintained. Call us now for your professional cleaning and polishing needs in the south Florida area.

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Website upgrades

Sorry if anyone has had any trouble with my website in the past week. I have had to go with the times and have someone make my site friendly to all devices and my email was down for a few … Continue reading

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Maintenance is the key to a beautiful floor.

Many people think that once they install a mexican tile, terracotta, marble, travertine or limestone floor, they do not have to do anything else. The fact is, if you do not take care of the floor from the start and … Continue reading

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Hiring the right contractor

Be careful about the contractor who tells you not to worry and things such as ” it will look like new ” or ” it will be 100 % “. The fact is, nothing is 100%, not even when new. … Continue reading

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Stain removal from marble & terrazzo

Many stains can be removed in marble, travertine, limestone, terrazzo or porous stone by putting a 30% or 40% peroxide solution on the area. This can be purchased at beauty supply stores. Spread the solution over and past the edges … Continue reading

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Carpet Stains

If you spill something in your carpet or upholstery that may cause a stain, do not use all those store bought stain removers unless it is made specifically for the type of stain you are trying to remove. Using these … Continue reading

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Mexican saltillo tile and terracotta floors in the home or business.

Mexican tile and terracotta should be taken care of properly even before they are installed. Each tile should be sealed one by one before installing to ensure that the grout and thinset will easily clean from the tile. Otherwise, they … Continue reading

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To Crystallize or not to crystallize, that is the question?

There has been much controversy about crystallization over many years. The fact is, if a company is using crystallization to refinish a floor, it is not proper. Crystallization is a final step after refinishing or for routine maintenance of marble, … Continue reading

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