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        Hello currently we have just a sheet of vinyl in the kitchen that is just in real bad shape. has a few tears in it and its impossible to keep clean with the lightness in color and traffic from everywhere.
        we are looking at those peel and stick Vinyl tiles that you can get at Home Depot or Lowes. my question is..
        is it better to pull that old floor up and just put the peel and stick tiles on the subfloor or place the tiles over the existing.
        i have read on several different boards that i can paint the subfloor with paint primer to give the peel and stick something to adhere to. Please advise.
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Mar 11, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Best thing to do is to pull up the old vinyl and replace with new sheet vinyl.

        Peel and stick tiles are easy to install. That's about the only thing good about them. After a while they shrink up a little and/or move around which makes for some gaps between the tiles.

        If you are looking for a quick fix that will not last forever then just do the peel and stick on top of your existing vinyl. Otherwise, do it right and use a solid sheet floor.


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        Posts: 10127 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        king for a quick fix that will not last forever then just do the peel and stick on top of your existing vinyl. Otherwise, do it right and use a solid sheet floor

        JAYBEE thanks for your advise.
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Mar 11, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Actually name brand products do last rather well. I installed a Armstrong product in my kitchen 15 years ago. And they still look rather well. And yes it was a "quick fix" type of job. But in the near future sheet vinyl would be the route I will be going.

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        Posts: 1397 | Location: Central Pennsylvania | Registered: Jun 02, 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Yeah Armstrong product were really good in those days,with perfect look and finish,well if doesn't require a change then why are you remodeling it.
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