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Saturday, November 28, 2015


I recently had a vinyl plank floating floor installed and when I moved a couch over it, there are marks. I had protectors (felt bottom) on the couch legs. What, if anything, will take out the marks??


That all depends on what the marks are. If they are residue from the felt pads, a bit of mild abrasion will likely remove them. If they are a scuffed surface, you may be able to touch up the marks carefully with a floor finish and blend it in well enough to go unnoticed. Possibly, a matte finish will be needed if the floor is not glossy.
Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor