Choose the type of vinyl plank flooring.
Laying self adhesive vinyl planks on concrete.
First it will give you some added cushion to help make the floor softer to walk on.
Then use a level to find any spots where the ground is uneven and apply concrete self leveling compound to even it out.
How to seal a concrete floor before applying vinyl tile.
Although the installation is quite.
Last time we did this laying vinyl plank over concrete we scored the vinyl with a knife and a square then snapped it.
Here are the step by step instructions for installing them yourself.
Easy and quick way of filling the e.
Once you have determined that your concrete floor is not damp you can successfully install self adhesive vinyl.
Most glue down vinyl plank flooring needs to be rolled with a floor roller after installation to firmly and evenly seat the vinyl planks into the adhesive.
Shane found this okay to do but i sure struggled i just don t have the strength in my wrists.
For rounded areas or tricky cuts we did the same but with lots and lots of pressure and scoring over and over.
Self stick vinyl floor tiles are a great flooring option because they are durable affordable easy to install and available in a variety of styles and colors.
To install vinyl plank flooring on concrete you ll first need to clean the concrete with soap and water and fill in any cracks with concrete filler.
If you want to install the tiles properly you should prepare the floor making sure that the surface is clean without any remains of sealers adhesive or anything else.
If you are installing your vinyl plank flooring over a concrete subfloor you may want to use an underlayment for three reasons.
There are four different types of vinyl plank flooring that you can find on the market.
For the purpose of installing vinyl plank flooring the concrete does not have to be perfectly level only smooth.
Make sure the concrete is dry and avoid self leveling patches.
Wipe away or use a knife to peel away any adhesive that gets into the seams between planks.
How to install self adhesive vinyl tile on a concrete floor after removing carpet.
Second you may want an extra vapor barrier above the subfloor to reduce any risk of moisture.