What is Old is NEW Again! Linoleum!

What is Old is NEW Again!  Linoleum!

CCS Tuesday 5 31 16 CanvaYes!  Linoleum is making a HUGE comeback and with good reason!  To understand why it is back in style is to understand what linoleum is and the history surrounding it.

Believe it or not, linoleum has some significant history!  It’s origin dates back to 1860!  It was invented by Frederick Walton and with all great inventions, it was invented by accident!  Englishman Frederick Walton noticed how dried linseed oil created a strong, flexible film on top of an oil based paint can.  The dried linseed oil sparked an idea.  For the next 10 years, Mr. Walton experimented an tested a combination of elements with the linseed oil such as:

  • Pine Rosin
  • Ground Cork Dust
  • Wood Flour
  • Canvas

Once he perfected the combination, it because a cost effective flooring alternative for both homes and businesses.  Not only was the linoleum flooring affordable, but is was durable!

Linoleum isn’t only known for it’s affordability and durability but it boasts a huge host of benefits!  Linoleum is:

  • Environmentally friendly.  It is made from all natural, biodegradable products
  • Easy to clean
  • Naturally antimicrobial
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Stain resistant
  • Fire retardant
  • Moisture resistant
  • Easy to install
  • Offers a softer cushion to walk on as opposed to tile and hardwood

Now that you are loving your old linoleum again, you may be noticing that it is showing its age!  A deep cleaning will do just the trick!  Good News!  Complete Care Systems is expertly trained to deep clean and protect your linoleum.  Schedule an appointment with us today to get your linoleum in tip top shape!

Call us for a FREE estimate today (727) 364-5158.

Visit Us Online: www.CompleteCareSystems.com

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