Linoleum issues

Our soon-to-be family room has a pretty good grade of linoleum on the floor which we put there when we built the addition in 2007.  I love the color and pattern that make it so easy to decorate around.  I have one major problem that I need your help with, though!  Look at these pictures and then I’ll explain:

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House pics for redecorating (12)Those ugly marks on the floor are scattered throughout the linoleum and it’s as if they seeped through from the sub-floor.  Someone told us it may be the glue used to seal the linoleum to the floor but I think it’s something else and need your help in “fixing” the problem if it’s fixable.  The glue underneath was brushed on throughout the floor.  The sub-floor was a high grade 3/4 inch sheets of plywood which were thoroughly cleaned and dried before the glue was put down.  The spots are not raised and are the color of rust, coffee or tea but some are yellow looking.  They are smooth to the touch and I’ve used all kinds of cleaners to try to get rid of them but they won’t budge or even fade/lighten.

I’m open to all suggestions and help.  We got the lumber and the linoleum at Lowe’s.

 

 

Author: countrygirllifeonthefarm

I am a wife, mother, and grandmother that lives on a farm in Craig County, Virginia and I am retired. I love to cook, read, quilt, craft, garden, hunt and take long walks in the woods. I have one gorgeous teen granddaughter, a wonderful little grandson and two beautiful and caring children, boy & girl. I've been married to my farmer husband for 46 years and he's the "love of my life"!! I love doing things the "old" way such as canning, making maple syrup & cider, handcrafts and baking. I've taught myself to crochet, embroider, and quilt with help from my paternal grandmother. I could read until the cows come home. We live off the products we raise and hunt for the most part. We run 75 head of cattle on our farm, 30 chickens, three rabbits and one dog. I help my husband with the cattle, feeding the livestock, hauling in firewood, fence repair, and general maintenance on the farm. I was a stay-at-home mom to my children and then went to work when they finished high school. I was a cook at a School for At-Risk Teens and part-time substitute teacher. Then I started work at our local Farm Bureau and stayed there for 17 years. I worked at Virginia Tech for almost five years and decided to take early retirement in July of 2015. NOW, I'm a full-time farmwife and loving every minute of it! I love to read fiction and the Bible. I'm currently hooked on quilting novels and Annie's Attic mysteries. I started this blog in 2011 and have met so many interesting bloggers and have kept up with my friends through my blog. I love to hunt with my bow and rifle and with a camera. We hunt to fill the freezer and cellar but would never kill anything for the fun of it. I have friends and family all over the United States. Some of my ancestry last names are Bradley, Dickson, Hylton, and Rose. I've lost both of my parents to brain cancer and miss them very much. I have one sister and four living brothers. I was raised in Paint Bank VA and moved to New Castle VA when I married. I went to school in Waiteville, WV, Gap Mills, WV and New Castle Va with a short semester of college at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke VA.

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