TAMPA TERRAZZO FLOOR RESTORATION
A number of homes built in Florida from the 1950’s through the 1960’s used terrazzo as their flooring choice. Terrazzo floors are made of marble chips of various sizes set in cement that is usually an off white color or a shade of taupe. Terrazzo is a very durable and easy to maintain flooring surface that will last forever.
AFC Floor Care offers three options to clean and polish terrazzo flooring. This allows us to find the best fit for your needs and budget. We service terrazzo floor restoration clients in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the surrounding areas.
Full Terrazzo Floor Restoration
A complete restoration of Tampa Bay terrazzo floors involves taping all of the walls, cabinets and appliances with plastic to insure that we will leave your rooms as clean as we found them.
Next we grind the terrazzo floors to remove a layer of old dirt and surface staining using a series of diamond metal pads and a weighted floor machine.
The third step is honing or wet sanding using a series of diamond resin pads and weighted floor machine to smooth the surface. Wet sanding the terrazzo eliminates dust particles from forming.
The final step is polishing the floors to a high gloss long lasting shine.
Contractor/Flipper Process For Terrazzo Floors
AFC has a process used by contractors and investors who are preparing a home for resale or rental, as well as homeowners who are not prepared to invest in a full restoration.
The first step involves a deep cleaning process to remove surface dirt. Corners and edges are detailed cleaned using handheld razor blade tools. The terrazzo is now prepared for a neutral rinse. The final step is applying 25% solid commercial wax.
Strip & Wax Terrazzo Floors In The Tampa Bay Area
Terrazzo floors are stripped using a stripping agent and a weighted floor machine with a Nylo Grit brush to remove topical dirt. Corners and edges are detailed cleaned using handheld razor blade tools. Floors are now ready for a neutral rinse. When the floors are completely dry we apply a 25% solid commercial wax.
Removing Furniture, Carpet, Tack Strips, Cutting Nails
AFC of Tampa Bay can do it all from removing and replacing furniture, removing old carpet and tack strips as well as cutting the nails. It is always best to let a professional remove the tack strips and cut the nails. This will prevent damage and saves money from having to fill holes.
Free Estimates and Test Spots
Contact us to arrange for a free test spot which will allow you to see just how beautiful your terrazzo floors can be.