Vinyl Flooring

Reply

  #1  
Old 06-14-04, 08:03 AM
NatalieC
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Vinyl Flooring

I want to remove the vinyl flooring in the bathroom and replace with ceramic or vinyl tiles. How do I do this?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 06-14-04, 09:56 PM
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 5,073
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Concrete Subfloor:

Pull the top layer of plastic up, if you can't get under the felt, on a full spread installation.
Mop the flet and adhesive that is left and let it sit for 5 minutes. then mop again and get on your knees and start scraping with a 4" wide flooring razor scraper. The wider stad up scrapers don't have the leverage needed to completely remove all the debris.
Remove all the adhesive to a clean slab.


Wood Subfloor:

Pull the " underlayment and vinyl all in one demo. Don't bother pulling the vinyl and then the underlayment. Get it all out of there in one tearout!!!
 
  #3  
Old 06-16-04, 09:58 AM
finman
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
if your putting down ceramic tile, it is a good idea to use 3/4" exterior grade plywood. the most important thing about installing ceramic, is stability. you dont want the ceramic to crack
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: