Can I lay vinyl flooring over laminate flooring?

It is not recommended practice to install vinyl flooring of any kind plank or sheet over laminate flooring. Or any other flooring over laminate for that matter. Laminate flooring is installed in a floating method. It is not glued or nailed down to the subfloor. Therefor, one it should be pretty easy compared to other…

What should I take into consideration before flooring over ceramic tile?

At times I look at the option of installing a new floor coverings over existing ceramic tile. New flooring must be installed over a suitable underlayment that is solid, stable, dry, clean and smooth. Things I take into consideration are: Is the existing tile bonded well to the subfloor? We can’t install over a old…

How do you tear out linoleum and vinyl tiles (VCT)?

The question came in: How do you there out linoleum tile? Although a big vague on details, I will attempt to help you through the process. Before you remove linoleum sheet goods or vinyl tile (VCT) it is best to remove approximately 3″x3″ area and the adhesives under it and have it tested for asbestos….

CAN I INSTALL OVER MY OLD FLOORING?

     Often I am asked if we need to remove the old flooring before installation of the new floor we are going to install. We want to look at the job site to be sure before we make that call.      Many factors come into play before making the decision to remove the…