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How should I prepare a plywood subfloor for floating vinyl plank flooring?

The floor of my laundry room was three layers of hideous vinyl flooring of various vintages, a layer of 3/4" plywood underlayment (to match the height of the vinyl to surrounding hardwood flooring) ...
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Is grout required when installing luxury vinyl tile flooring?

My wife and I are redoing two bathrooms. My wife hates ceramic tile due to mold issues here in the South Eastern US and generally not liking the grout which requires frequent cleaning and resealing. ...
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Can vinyl floor tiles be clear-coated to seal from moisture?

I had the idea of adding a protective coating to bathroom vinyl floor tiles to prevent water from getting between the seams. Is this possible, and what product would I use to both bond to the vinyl ...
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Should I glue down sheet vinyl?

How does a person know if sheet vinyl is glue down or not my daughter bought it at a surplus store to save money it fells cushioned and is1/8th to3/16th inch thick
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Will 1/4" plywood improve noise reduction of vinyl tile?

Vinyl tile has a Noise Isolation Class (NIC) of 45-49. Will 1/4 inch plywood under that on top of a concrete condo floor raise the NIC to 52?
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Should I use glue even if I've prepped floor by sanding & cleaning with amonia & water to put down vinyl tiles over old ones?

I have already sanded and washed the old vinyl tile flooring twice. I will be fixing the areas needed with patch. But, should I still use glue to put down the new tiles? Some people say I shouldn't ...