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Our light grey vinyl decking discoloured after a rubber backed mat was on it for the summer. Now the spot where the mat was is dark brown and orange. Any hope of recovery?

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Sheila,

Sorry to say, there is no hope for recovery. Certain chemicals react and cause this staining from one form of vinyl / rubber and another. Best to have a mat made of natural fibers or a soft cotton back.

I'm sorry....it happens in bathrooms time again as well.

Chris

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20+ years flooring installation ...carpet,wood,tile and vinyl. Residential and commercial. I do not sell the products , just install what ever the shop / customer has purchased. I actually love seeing the finished project completed and it gives me great satisfaction to help others acheive that goal. If I don't know the answer I will say so, and then I will recommend another expert for you. I may even research the subject and answer to the best of my ability ...including links to my sources. I wish you all success Chris

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20 years as an independant contractor

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H.S. diploma A.S. agriculture Mt San Antonio JR. College

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Gene Bonas and Kevin Churnock Inc. Sheward&Son&Sons Century 21 Forte Const. Famous Footwear BOSE Corporation Homebodies General Contractor Perry Floors, Tri Cord Flooring T.J.'S Supplies

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