Hump in vinyl sheet flooring


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Old 06-06-17, 03:53 PM
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Hump in vinyl sheet flooring

In one of my rooms I am seeing a couple of areas with humps where the plywood subfloor may not have totally been level or even. If I feel that area I can feel the ridge of the higher and lower sheet of plywood. My question is how do I fix that to get rid of said hump? It falls very close to a transition so I'm sure I'll mess that up doing this. Everything seems to bring out a new problem.
 
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Old 06-06-17, 04:07 PM
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The subfloor should have been leveled and smoothed before the vinyl was put in. They should have placed a 1/4" underlayment down before they installed the vinyl and skimmed smooth all the transitions.

How long has the floor been down?
 
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Old 06-07-17, 04:17 AM
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You would need to remove the vinyl to fix what's under it.
 
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Old 06-07-17, 07:58 AM
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Like Joe said, the vinyl will need to be removed. Is it glued down or the loose lay stuff?
 
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Old 06-07-17, 10:25 AM
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Vinyl is incredibly good at telegraphing the imperfections of the subfloor beneath it. As said, you need to fix that and then re-lay the vinyl.
 
 

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