To remove adhesive from vinyl flooring, start with the proper tools: a scraper, a squirt bottle, and a solution for stripping the glue. Acetone is a useful solution for stripping glue and can be found in acetone-based na... More »

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When preparing to install loose lay vinyl flooring, keep the room's temperature at a consistent 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Not only should the furniture be removed from the area, but the water to the room needs to be shut of... More »

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When installing vinyl flooring in the bathroom, add a few inches to the bathroom’s dimensions when figuring the amount of vinyl flooring needed. This allows the material to be cut, trimmed and centered within the room. T... More »

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Some tips for using flooring adhesive remover include working in a well-ventilated area, reading manufacturer guidelines, using a scraper with a razor blade, and cleaning up after removal. The flooring remover softens th... More »

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When installing vinyl flooring in the bathroom, add a few inches to the bathroom’s dimensions when figuring the amount of vinyl flooring needed. This allows the material to be cut, trimmed and centered within the room. T... More »

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To remove thinset from a concrete surface, use an electric chipping hammer, and for other surfaces, use a standard floor scraper to chip away at the thinset adhesive. To prep the area before removing thinset, cover furni... More »

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To remove the glue left over after removing a floor tile, scrape along the floor with a sharp edged scraper, working back and forth across the entire area to break the glue loose from the floor. Use a shop vac or broom a... More »

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