“Soft” Floor?  What’s That All About

“Soft” Floor? What’s That All About

Dancers prefer floors that can absorb some shock, but which also “give back” some of the energy that is focused on the floor. The ability of a floor to “spring” a little, but not too much, means that moving a jumping done during dance can be done with less energy and with less chance for […]

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Wax That Marley Floor?  Not A Good Idea

Wax That Marley Floor? Not A Good Idea

One of the most prized characteristics of Marley-typ vinyl floors is their slip-resistant finish.  Dancers prize the finish, which lets them glide acreoss the floor without slipping.  It is a careful balance between smoothness and grip. Treating a Marley floor with wax or sealer will override this grippiness, preventing dancers from having the precise control […]

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Why Dance Floor Tape Is Called “Splicing Tape”

Why Dance Floor Tape Is Called “Splicing Tape”

Many tape manufacturers label the product used for dance floor seaming as “splicing tape”. That is because the seam of tape used to bridge the gap between two separate sections of vinyl dance floor is called a “splice”. This splice needs to be held firmly so that the floor won’t shift as the dancers feet […]

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Mop? Yep! Ammonia? Nope!

Mop? Yep! Ammonia? Nope!

Vinyl dance floors need regular mopping, both to keep them clean and to prevent damage from small grit particles that can be ground into the floor. Most commercial mop solutions will work, but only if they do not contain ammonia. Ammonia is great for cleaning tile, but the chemical makeup of ammonia can interact with […]

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The Ghost Of Marley

The Ghost Of Marley

Almost everybody is familiar with Jacob Marley, the character from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Marley is the ghost that confronts Ebenezer Scrooge and introduces him to the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. We’re confronted with the Ghost of Marley almost every day, but our Marley is the Marley vinyl dance […]

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What’s The Difference Between Their $8.50 Dance Floor Tape And Our $4.09 Tape?

What’s The Difference Between Their $8.50 Dance Floor Tape And Our $4.09 Tape?

$4.41! That’s right. Our competition sells an identical tape for more than twice the price per roll of ours. You can buy two rolls of this tape for less than one roll of theirs and still have 32 cents left over.    

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We Love School Dance Programs & We Can Set Up An Account For You

We Love School Dance Programs & We Can Set Up An Account For You

Most schools make their supply purchases using a purchase order system, and that can be a problem if you want to place your dance floor tape order through a web site. Our company, Harrison Bros. Inc., has been supplying school arts programs for years and we can take your purchase order directly at our web […]

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Dance Floor Storage-We Really Like This Idea

Dance Floor Storage-We Really Like This Idea

Moving and storing a rolled up Marley-style floor is difficult and incorrect storage can permanently damage the floor. Since most stages see lots of activities that don’t need a vinyl floor, dance floors spend a lot of time in storage.  In order to keep them from devloping flat spots, it is best to store them […]

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Floor Speed? And You Thought It Just Sat There

Floor Speed? And You Thought It Just Sat There

Everybody knows that a dance floor is not supposed to move-that’s what the tape is for-, but dance floor manufacturers have now introduced the concept of “speed” to their product lines. Floor speed is not about the speed of the floor, but rather about the kind of dancing that happens on top of it. Fast […]

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On your mark, get set, dance!

On your mark, get set, dance!

You’ll be floored by our low Marley Tape prices!   The gaffers tape and vinyl dance floor tape is flying off the shelves!  It is dance competition time!  Dancing with the Stars is enjoying its 16th season.  Amateur dancers all over the country are practicing and perfecting their routines in preparation of the upcoming competitions […]

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