Frequently Asked Questions

About Tekloom Vertical

What is Tekloom Vertical?

Tekloom Vertical is engineered using a new technology to chemically bond together a woven wallcovering with the high-performance characteristics of a coated wallcovering – creating a durable and beautiful wallcovering.

Is Tekloom Vertical a woven or coated wallcovering?

Tekloom Vertical is a new product category, a hybrid of a woven and coated. It combines the aesthetics of woven wallcovering with the high-performance characteristics of coated to create a fused

Is Tekloom Vertical appropriate for high traffic applications?

Yes. Tekloom Vertical is a high-performance fused wallcovering. Tekloom Vertical is inherently ink and stain resistant, impermeable to liquids, and bleach cleanable making it suitable for all high-traffic, performance applications.

What are the key characteristics of Tekloom Vertical?

• Inherently Ink & Stain resistant with no added finish
• Bleach Cleanable and compatible with most healthcare cleaners
• Impermeable – Prevents stains/spills from entering the woven layer
• Environmentally Friendly – Meets CAL Prop 65 & CAL-01350 VOC Standard.
• Passes ASTM E-84 Class A Adhered & Unadhered for Direct Glue Wallcovering and Panel Applications
• Type II Performance Characteristics

Why is Tekloom not a finish?

Tekloom is an engineered textile combining a woven product with the durable components of a coated fabric. Unlike a finishing that is only applied to the top coat of a product, Tekloom fuses together the two products to create a new, high-performance textile.

Is Tekloom Vertical Ink & Stain Resistant?

Tekloom Vertical is inherently ink & stain resistant with no added finish due to its exclusive Tekloom Olefin surface layer. Ink marks and stains can be easily cleaned with just a dry towel and water.

How do you clean and care for Tekloom Vertical?

No complicated cleaning procedure is required for Tekloom Vertical. All you need is a dry towel and water to clean everyday stains. A standard eraser can be used to remove stains that spill in-between the crevices of the woven product. Water based or alcohol based cleaners can be used to help get the toughest stains out.

What cleaners can I use on Tekloom Vertical?

Tekloom Vertical was tested with a variety of healthcare cleaners. Please refer to the Cleaning Guide for the detailed list of approved cleaners.

Can Tekloom Vertical be disinfected?

Graffiti-Free® is the industry’s first ink and stain resistant coating applied to the face of the fabric to act as a protective layer.

How do you clean and care for Tekloom products?

No complicated cleaning procedure is required for Tekloom. All you need is a dry towel and water to clean everyday stains. A standard eraser can be used to remove stains that spill in-between the crevices of the woven product. Water based or alcohol based cleaners can be used to help get the toughest stains out.

What cleaners can I use on Tekloom?

Tekloom was tested with a variety of healthcare cleaners. Please refer to the Cleaning Guide for the detailed list of approved cleaners.

Can Tekloom be disinfected?

Yes. This product can be disinfected with a 10:1 bleach dilution of water/bleach. Apply the solution using a misting spray bottle and gently scrub the affected area with a sponge or soft bristle brush. Allow the mixture to linger for the time specified by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Is Tekloom Vertical Environmentally Friendly?

Yes. Tekloom Vertical is an environmentally friendly textile and is free of PFC (perfluorinated compounds), anti-bacterial, DMF/PVC/Phthalates, and Red List chemicals. Tekloom Vertical complies with Prop 65 and California 01350 VOC Standard. Tekloom Vertical also meets all healthcare facility requirements and is Kaiser Permanente compliant.

What Environmental Testing Does Tekloom Vertical Pass?

California 01350 VOC Emissions Standard.

What is Olefin?

Olefin is a Thermoplastic Olefin, which does not contain any volatile compounds.

Is Tekloom Vertical impermeable to liquids?

Yes. Tekloom Vertical is impermeable. It has a protective barrier on the surface to protect the product from stains and spills.

Does Tekloom Vertical contain PFC?

No. Tekloom Vertical does not contain PFC (Perfluorinated Compounds) – a group of specialty chemicals that are harmful to patients and the environment.

Where is Tekloom Vertical made?

Tekloom Vertical is made at a vertically integrated facility in South Korea.

Where can I purchase Tekloom Vertical?

Tekloom Vertical is available through authorized distributors.

Can I make custom designs and colors with Tekloom Vertical?

Yes, Custom Tekloom Vertical designs and colors can be made with 200 yard minimum. Please reach out to customer service for more information on how our design team can work with you.