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Joined: July 2008
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Posted: September 23, 2008 10:57 PM

Can vinyl be installed over old tile flooring that has some cracks and chips in it?
Michael Ackland
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Posted: September 23, 2008 11:12 PM

RE: vinyl over old tile?
You must even the subfloor and use a thick vinyl which may only mask the slightest imperfections.
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New York, NY
Posted: May 1, 2009 1:39 AM

RE: vinyl over old tile?
it will require an underlayment. Bumps or dips in an old floor eventually will show through the new floor. As time passes, the new floor will acquire the texture of the floor below. If removal of the old floor is impractical or the rough area is too severe to use an embossing leveler, cover it with a new layer of plywood underlayment.
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dongguan , CO
Posted: May 25, 2009 6:30 AM

RE: vinyl over old tile?
You need handle the subfloor,which makes the surface quite smooth ,then you can directly install.

of course you need adopt smooth cement.
I wanna to communicate with everyone who want to be familiar with vinyl tile such as methods of installation and maintanance.
We are the professiona vinyl tile manufacturer,we can give you a chain of production flow ,technique and some relevant things,we belive that we will enter the deep communication with each other.
If you need any help ,pls let me know in time!
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