Why is my vinyl floor turning yellow? Rubber and vinyl produce a chemical reaction that makes your vinyl flooring turn yellow. In technical terms, this yellowing on vinyl flooring is called “antioxidant staining”. The longer it sits there the more stubborn it becomes.
How do you make yellow vinyl white again? Bleach is a natural whitener and can sometimes remove the yellowing. Mix 1 part bleach with 2 parts water. Apply with a soft cloth. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.
Why is my linoleum floor turning yellow? The yellow tinge is likely years of chemical reaction to previous cleaning with standard cleaners and warm or hot water, affecting the top coat sealant. The only way to bring back yellowed linoleum is to use a mixture of chlorine bleach with water, letting it set for 30-45 minutes.
Can stains be removed from vinyl flooring? TOPICAL SOLUTIONS FOR REMOVING STAINS FROM VINYL FLOORING:
Bleach – For liquid stains such as fruit juice, tomato juice or wine, household bleach may do the trick. Mix one part bleach and two parts water. Soak a rag in the solution and lay the rag over the stain, letting it soak for however long is necessary.