dance floor care

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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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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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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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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Dance Floor Storage-Keep It Out Of The Sun

Dance Floor Storage-Keep It Out Of The Sun

Rolling and properly storing a vinyl dance floor is a lot of work. That’s why it is tempting to leave it in place for long periods of time (especially in schools where the dance space is unused during the summer). If your dance studio or auditorium has windows or skylights and gets natural sun during […]

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Cleaning Your Dance Floor?  You Need More Than Water

Cleaning Your Dance Floor? You Need More Than Water

Before deciding what to use to clean your dance floor, you need to consider what is on it. It may look like just dust, but if the floor has seen heavy use, it will also be covered with sweat and body oils. Cleaniig with just water will simply spread around what is already on the […]

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