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If your sub floor is stiff enough, you can get by with 1/4 plywood. If it bounces, flex's between the joists or creaks when you walk across it you will need a thicker plywood on top to help stiffen the floor. But in general, vinyl is very forgiving as long as the floor it is going over is smooth.


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Well technically it is plywood, it's just not very good plywood. Having said that I've seen flooring guys use a product that looked very much like luan that was no more than an 1/8 of an inch thick to get the level they needed. This was in a hospital remodel so it was definitely up to code and it went under a commercial grade thermo-sealed floor so it should ...


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Strip the old with a flat spade shovel or similar and put down ceramic tile that is cheap and hides dust with a satin finish. The flatter the surface, the bigger your ceramic tiles can be up from 12 to 16". Gap each piece with as small a gap that you can keep straight without notice. Notice the gap in car doors is smaller these days due process control. I ...


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There are cementitious floor patches made for this purpose that will give you better results. Liquid Nails, indispensable though it may be, doesn't really harden enough to do a patch job like this. Here's a video of a guy patching a floor that's pretty thorough.Floor patch.


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For such a small hole, how about spackle?


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If, by "a square" you mean that you have rigid vinyl tile flooring (that typically comes in 12"x12" squares) you can pull up and replace a single tile (or have that done, depending on your preference.) If you have sheet-type vinyl flooring where one piece covers the whole floor, you either need to accept some new seams or replace the whole thing. Or put a ...



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