Asphalt Tile Care

Asphalt tile is made of asbestos fibers and lime rock. The key to asphalt tile care is using a good sealer.

Directions for Basic Maintenance:

  1. Using a cotton mop head, clean the floor with Unitex Daily Clean diluted at 2 oz per gallon of water.

Directions for Stripping:

  1. Using a mop, liberally apply Unitex Melt Down Stripper diluted at 26 oz per gallon of hot water.
  2. After 3-4 minutes, agitate with a floor machine and black pad. Allow another 3 minutes before picking up the solution with a mop or a wet/dry vacuum.
  3. If any finish remains on the baseboards, reapply stripper to touch up. Pick up remaining solution with a mop or a wet/dry vacuum.
  4. Allow floor to dry.
  5. Recoat the floor.

Directions for Finishing:

  1. Using a rayon mop, apply Unitex Brilliant Metallic Acrylic Finish undiluted to floor.
  2. Let floor dry to touch
  3. Apply up to 3-4 coats of finish.
  4. Let floor dry completely overnight before allowing foot traffic.

Warning: Always test material for colorfastness, follow label directions, and never mix product unless specified in the label directions. Each situation reacts differently and results may vary.