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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
For such a small hole, how about spackle?
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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