If you are new to south Florida you are probably starting to notice a certain type of flooring that are installed in older home. It’s called terrazzo, it is the type of flooring mostly used in commercial space because of its ease of maintenance and the fact that there aren’t any grout lines that collect dirt and grim that can possible make the floor look dirty.
Terrazzo flooring isn’t installed in Florida homes much anymore. It is very labor intensive to install so when carpet became very popular in the 70′s developers choice carpeting instead. Also, at the same time Florida homeowners where getting tired of there terrazzo floors. In that old days when terrazzo was installed the floor would we granddad down flat using very heavy machinery. At a certain point the installer would put down sealer to get the floor to become a high shine floor. Sealers and wax will turn yellow over time. So these old terrazzo floors looked dirty and people wanted change so they started putting carpet and tile over them. Luckily for the homeowner that is buying an older home that has dated looking tile floors because when the tile was put on top of the terrazzo 90% or greater didn’t acid etch the floor before putting the mortar on the floor to put the tile on. So these tiles easily come off the floors. This is one of the reason people are thinking of buying an older home and just restoring the terrazzo floor so they can have a home with no grout lines.
if you discover your terrazzo has hundred of holes along the baseboard don’t let that discourage you from doing Terrazzo Polishing Fort Lauderdale. The process of terrazzo restoration is to match the base color of the floor then put the proper chips in the base color and then sand it down so you can barley notice that there was ever any holes. In Ft Lauderdale area colonial floor care in the the company to turn to for master terrazzo restoration. Colonial Floor care even services the Miami/ Dade area.
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