How to Restore Shine to 1960s Vinyl Tile?

Answer Because vinyl tiles are durable and designed to last, it is not uncommon for many homes to still have vinyl tiles from the 1960s covering their floors. Even if vinyl tiles are durable, however, the... Read More »

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How do I restore shine to vinyl siding?

RinseRinse the siding before you start to clean it. Use a hose to rinse off loose debris and dirt. Work from the top down, and spray downwards, to prevent water getting into the siding.CleanFill a ... Read More »

How do I clean vinyl tile with a natural shine?

Wash the FloorRemove loose, light buildup by sweeping or vacuuming the vinyl floors regularly. Clean your floors with a solution of 1 gallon warm water and 1 tbsp. dish detergent every week. Every ... Read More »

How do I restore no-wax vinyl floor shine in high traffic areas?

CleaningRemove dust and debris by sweeping, dusting or vacuuming the floor. Damp moping removes the rest of the soil, dirt and old polish. Use a no-rinse floor cleaner according to the manufacturer... Read More »

Can you install vinyl tile over ceramic tile?

Only if the vinyl was previously installed over concrete, and has a positive bond. Scar the finish of the vinyl with a hand sander (course paper), and use a high strength thinset for the installat... Read More »