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 » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

Remove vinyl flooring from concrete by heating up the flooring with a heat gun to break the adhesive bond and then prying the vinyl surface off with a putty knife. After removal of the flooring, grind off any remaining a... More »

Lay vinyl sheet flooring by removing baseboards, trim or caulk, and then applying vinyl adhesive before laying the sheet across the floor. Use a floor roller on top of the vinyl to smooth out imperfections, and then repl... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

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 » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

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 » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

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 » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

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 » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal