tile pop ups......

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Old 11-18-03, 07:56 AM
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Question tile pop ups......

I applied the peel and stick tiles recently. It is an old house and the floors have a few imperfections. The tiles are refusing to stay down in certain areas. Is there a glue or something that i can use to provide an extra bond to keep the tiles from popping up????
 
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Old 11-19-03, 06:23 AM
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There's several products on the market made for glueing down, vct, don't know if they're recommended for use with the peel & stick tiles you're using. Honestly I've never installed peel & stick tile myself, a guess would be that the old floor had some sort of dust or residue on it that the glue on the peel & stick tiles can't adhere to.
 
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Old 11-20-03, 04:21 PM
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With peel & stick glue being less then stellar, you must have the floor clean enough to eat off of. Then you must prime the subfloor to get a good bond.

I use Hemrys 430 clear spread adhesive as my primer, and depending on the tile, I'll flat trowel it on, or I'll roll it on with a tight nap roller. Then let it have plenty of open time to tack up and clear out, without force drying.
 
 

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