Preparation Wood Of The Surface For Peel And Stick Flooring

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Vinyl Peel And Stick Flooring

Peel and stick flooring – Prepare your new floor surface is an important step to ensure that your peel and stick tiles remain in place and look good for years to come. The principles behind install vinyl tiles is very simple, you peel off the paper that protects the adhesive and press the tile on the floor. Efforts in the preparation of the surface will pay off with a smooth finished product.

Preparation of peel and stick flooring started with pry up existing shoes casting around the room. Put ¼ inch plywood over the subfloor. Nail the plywood to the floor with 1¼ inch, 3D, surface nails. Its aim is to place the nails 3/8 inch away from the joints. Stir leveling compound according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Use a 6-inch drywall knife to spread leveling compound along the seams. Press down lightly and evenly across the compound to create a thin layer.

Allow fabric to dry completely and sand seams with medium, 100-120 grit sandpaper. Wipe the floor with a tack cloth or vacuum cleaner to remove dust left after sanding. Peel the paper backing of a peel and stick flooring it to the middle of the floor. Use a roller to press down on the tiles to facilitate the full contact between the adhesive and the floor. Peel and keep the remaining tiles. Replace or install shoe molding around the room.

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