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Friday, September 04, 2015


How long should it take to strip and finish an area of 100 square feet? Are there guidelines available to measure the time for stripping and finishing resilient tile floors?


Refer to the ISSA 447 Cleaning Times booklet for time guidelines. However, the quality of your equipment, your level of skill and the condition of the floor and what's on it will also affect the actual time. To be safe, do a small test area by hand (3 inches square) to determine what it take to strip the floor and how it will look once it's refinished to make sure you know what's involved and what you are doing will be acceptable to your customer.
Perry Shimanoff