It is then stenciled, allowed to cure, and finished with three layers of a high grade water-based, indoor/outdoor, non-yellowing polyurethane, chosen for its flexibility. We have been doing this for over ten years and have supplied many homes and shops including Colonial Williamsburg!!! Our goal is to spread the word about this amazing and practical art form by making high quality floorcloths at affordable prices in a wide variety of styles!
When you receive your floorcloth, it is very important to allow it to warm to room temperature before attempting to unroll it. Its best to let it sit next to a heat source, as the warmer it is, the more flexible the paint and polyurethane will be. To prep your floor, sweep it very thoroughly and make sure is it free of any debris.
Even a small pebble can cause cracking over time. If your floorcloth has been rolled face in, it will unroll very easily. If face-out then it is wise to have a second person assist in the unrolling to prevent any buckling. Be careful to not allow any buckling or folding of the floorcloth.
This is normal, and given a little time, your floorcloth will lie perfectly flat. In the meantime, it is imperative that the corners are weighed/tacked down to prevent someone from tripping over or accidentally kicking the edge of the floorcloth, which could possibly cause cracking, or in extreme cases, stretching of the canvas which results in buckling around the edge.A heavy book in each corner should do the trick. Also, a square of double sided heavy duty tape in each corner would work. This is only necessary temporarily (a day or two depending on the size of the rug and the temperature of the room) as your floorcloth will soon conform to the floor on its own. To clean your floorcloth, simply sweep and damp mop as you would the rest of your floor. Over time, if you would like to extend the life of your floorcloth, you can always add more layers of water based polyurethane. Simply apply with a foam brush, and you can walk on it later the same day! Its a very simple project. Also, if the rug somehow becomes chipped knocked hard against a piece of furniture, etc.
You can always touch up with a tiny bit of acrylic paint, and brush the area with a small amount of polyurethane. If its a very small area, you could even use a sharpie marker to disguise the chip. The maintenance on floorcloths is so very easy, youll surely be enjoying it for many years to come! Feel free to message us with any questions! The item "Floorcloth 30X6' Hand Painted Canvas Primitive Runner Floor Cloth Rug Oil Mat" is in sale since Wednesday, September 9, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "summersongdecor" and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.