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Dance Floor Tape Is Marley Floor Tape

Dance Floor Tape Is Marley Floor Tape

Our Dance Floor Tape is Marley Floor Tape Marley Floor Tape is an industry standard term for professional dancers and dance studios.  But it’s important to understand the company that made Marley branded floors has been out of business since 1978. We field calls from customers looking for tape for their Marley floor. It’s interesting […]

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Marley Floors – The Dance Floor

Marley Floors – The Dance Floor

Marley Floors – Constructed of Four Layers Looks can be deceiving.  Marley Dance Floors, on the surface, look like a sheet of heavy duty vinyl.  In contrast, there is a lot more than meets the eye. First, dancers prefer floors that can absorb some shock, but which also “give back” some of the energy that […]

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Taping Dance Floors – Check For Nails

Taping Dance Floors – Check For Nails

Taping Dance Floors?  Check One Two First of all, before installing and taping dance floors, dance pros always check the floor surface.  Then they check for debris, nails, screws and anything with a point or a sharp edge.  Finally, they complete the task, unroll the floor and tape it down with dance tape for floors. […]

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Marley Dance Floor Information

Marley Dance Floor Information

The Marley Dance Floor was the original, very popular reversible vinyl performance surface flooring.  Marley Floors Ltd. manufactured it until about 1978.  Marley Floors Ltd. no longer manufactures dance floors.  Consequently, the term “Marley” is now the standard, common term used for roll-out vinyl dance floors. Description Install a Marley Dance Floor by laying the […]

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How To Clean A Marley Dance Floor

How To Clean A Marley Dance Floor

Dancers Love Marley Dance Floors One of the most prized characteristics of Marley dance vinyl floors is their slip-resistant finish.  Because of this finish, dancers prize Marley floors, which let them glide across the soft, springy dance floor without slipping.  Marley dance floors are designed to provide a careful balance between smoothness and grip.  So, […]

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Got A “Sparkle” Floor?  Try Clear Dance Floor Tape

Got A “Sparkle” Floor? Try Clear Dance Floor Tape

The proliferation of dance competitions has led to lots of innovations in temporary dance floor design. One of the most interesting is something called the “Sparkle Floor”. Sparkle floors are made from translucent vinyl and they have metallic “sparkles” embedded directly into the vinyl.  Thes small pieces of metallic material are designed to shine when […]

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“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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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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