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What underlayment for LVT on concrete subfloor?

I'd use a 1/4" notched trowel with some stiff thinset mix. Trowel it on your floor surface leave the notches standing. Once stiff enough I'd fill the voids and flat trowel against the notches. ...
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What underlayment for LVT on concrete subfloor?

The floor comfort underlayment is to be used with laminate or engineered wood NOT LVT or LVP. Go with the Smartcore and approved underlayment. I have used that brand and had great results. Better to ...
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Need help on how best to level this floor

If the slope of the room does not bother you, use your option 3. That option is the easiest and gives you a FLAT floor. LVP needs a flat floor not level. It can easily handle a slope on a floor.
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Raising floor in bathroom from concrete subfloor for vinyl sheet finish

Why build the bath like it was 1982? Use new technology. An LVP/ LVT rated underlayment of 4 mm and a finished LVP or LVT ( example of LVT) of 7.5mm will get you 11.5mm or .449 inches. The concrete ...
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Any way to fix luxury vinyl floating planks that keep coming apart?

mine has silicone around perimeter and they were still coming apart. I used wood glue and they haven't came apart since.....
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What are some potential reasons why this LVP is buckling?

What you have is NOT LVP it is Laminate and has been exposed to water. The blue padding shown is common for laminate installations and LVP does not delaminate and degrade like what is shown in the ...
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In my bathroom, should I install sheet vinyl on hardiebacker board or plywood?

Hardiebacker has a smooth side if you decide on that. The adhesive will work fine on Hardiebacker if it lists concrete as an allowable substrate. In a bathroom, both Exposure 1 plywood (people will ...
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Plank vinyl flooring , the glue will not dry

Your first mistake was using a roller so I’m sure you put way to much on . Secondly that product works like a contact cement . You need to trowel it on and when it’s no longer yellow , meaning it’s ...
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