I just ripped up some one old one-piece vinyl flooring. Around the
edges, it was glued down.
There's residual glue when the flooring came up. I'm going to put
down self-stick 12x12 squares. I was just wondering if anyone knew if
the glue would cause any problems of if I should go get some glue
remover and take it down to the wood.
Leaving the glue equals doing a poor job. You need something like this:
If the wood is or gets damaged you may want to fill the holes and the
cracks and smooth the surface before tiling
PS: Why the xpost to architecture? There is nothing architectural in
It won't be easy to get up if you can get it up at all.
Lowes has a shit scraper, as big as a shovel but just a big ol piece
of flat steel, you can sharpen and edge on it.
More than lilely it will tear up the surface of the wood.
Screw 3/8" plywood down, putty the seams, let dry for a couple days,
sand the seams with a belt sander.
Don't use stick ons, get the rolled stuff at Lowes - buy it a little
bigger than you need.
Remove the baseborad, install the roll - trim to fit, reinstall the
If this is a rental property you'll thank me.
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