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hi does anybody had any experience of tiling on vinyl,a customer has asked me 2 do it,the floor was glued so not poss 2 remove,also what kind of primer would you use?many thanks:hurray:
 
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Hi Jam, you need to remove that vinyl mate, whats underneath it? can you not cut it with a stanley knife and pull it up with a carpet puller? smaller strips = less grip, it will come up.

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I'd still be inclined to take it up personally

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:welcome: yeah would not fancy tiling on vinyl mate. get it up anyway ya can :thumbsup:
 
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DHTiling

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Hello and welcome.........personaly not something i would do...i presume you mean vinyl sheet flooring.?
 
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cass

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If the vinal is welded to floor,be cafefull when doing this but try putting news paper down on floor get a iron dont put it on to high a heat iron over news paper and get scraper behind it.
 
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A Hot air heat gun works wonders for getting vinyl up..:thumbsup:
 
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