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

  • It's really up to Steven as to whether or not Steven wants to put glue down. – DA01 Oct 9 '13 at 0:15
  • Sheet vinyl is almost always glued down. It needs that to keep it in place on the subfloor. – Michael Karas Oct 9 '13 at 1:19
  • @Steven Tyree could you edit this so that the title so that it reflects what the question is about to make it helpful for those reading through. – Dopeybob435 Oct 9 '13 at 2:39

Vinyl sheet flooring should be glued down in high traffic areas that will have rolling wheels such as wheelchair, office chairs or any heavy items on rollers as the vinyl can easily be stretched and easily torn if something catches on it. Speaking from experience:) Worst culprit in kitchen is when you have to move a refrigerator, range, dishwasher and feet get caught when trying to slide back in. If your vinyl is not glued, find a thin sheet of plastic or something that has low friction and put that under the back feet when pushing the appliance back in. This should allow the feet to slip without rucking up the vinyl and possibly tearing it:)

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.