Yellow stain on vinyl floor


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Old 11-02-03, 06:58 PM
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Yellow stain on vinyl floor

I notice a yellow area where the rug sits on my kitchen floor. What causes this and what can I do to get the yellow stain off the otherwise light colored floor? I wonder if it could be turning yellow from putting the rug down before the floor is completely dry. Any help is appreciated.
 
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Old 11-02-03, 07:54 PM
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It is permanent.

It is plasticizer migration, from the rubber backing on the rug, and the plastic wear layer on the sheet vinyl.

Replacing or patching the vinyl is the only way to remove it.
 
 

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