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The Masonite coverage was sufficient that replacement was not trivial. Since this is an apartment and not my own home, cost was a factor. The first good thing I did was take out those pieces which had water damage as no solution seemed to make good in that case. The board is just brittle and flakey, so it's not a matter of sticking, but of simple falling ...


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I am not a fan of putting down vinyl over vinyl. Instead of leveling, I would strongly encourage you to remove the old floor, clean the underlying surface, possibly lay down a new sublayer of hardboard (basically pressed cardboard) and then apply your tile to that. Vinyl over vinyl as stated by Damon will result in poor adhesion and if you're going to the ...


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The uneven surface will only do harm and no good for adhesion of the new tiles. How much is not possible to say for certain. I would definitely recommend leveling the texture as much as possible. As for leveling you would need a product designed to adhere to vinyl; not cementitious self leveling compound. I think a latex based leveling compound should ...



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