Asked by: Rishikesh Veron
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th May, 2020

Can VCT be installed over plywood?

You can lay VCT over a variety of flooring materials, including concrete and wood. To level an even wood floor, place an underlayment layer of plywood over the flooring. Remove door thresholds, base moldings and other trim work so you can easily install the tile.

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Similarly one may ask, can you install vinyl flooring over plywood?

Vinyl flooring is usually not installed directly over the subfloor in residential applications. In most cases 4-by-8-foot sheets of particle board or plywood must be installed in preparation for the vinyl floor install .

Similarly, can you lay linoleum over plywood? Plywood is one type of floor onto which you can install linoleum . You need Type 1 luan plywood or underlayment-grade plywood to ensure the linoleum won't have soft spots or bubbles from adhesive problems. A smooth, even surface that will accept the adhesive is critical.

People also ask, can you install VCT over existing VCT?

Yes, VCT goes over a secure existing VCT quite well. Strip the wax/finish first AND THEN sand the existing well. Remove any loose tiles and either replace them or float it with patch.

Do I need underlayment for vinyl flooring on plywood?

Meaning, if you're going to install vinyl plank flooring over tile , vinyl flooring , and even hardwood. As with the plywood floor , there's no need to worry about a moisture barrier; the underlayment should provide cushioning and sound-deadening benefits.

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