sheet vinyl bubbles...


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Old 04-03-03, 06:30 PM
lesmonster
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sheet vinyl bubbles...

help! can anyone tell me why bubbles appear after i glue down sheet vinyl to a well prepped sub-floor? they aren't evident at first, and then within an hour, there they are. am i doing something wrong? thanks in advance.
 
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Old 04-04-03, 04:41 AM
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Your not leaving enough open time before you placed the vinyl into the glue. The glue off-gasses.

Continually pushing bubbles with a 2x4 wrapped in carpet will lessen the problem during installation.

If the bubbles are still there, try a hypo needle to let the trapped gasses out.
 
 

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