Thanks to all those who have helped me on this project so far!
My next question: The vinyl/linoleum floor in the kitchen looks to be
a miserable job to rip up and remove all the adhesive. Does anyone
know if it would be possible to glue the bamboo directly to the
existing floor after a good cleaning? If it won't be, can anyone
recommend a great adhesive remover? I've purchased a long-handled
scraper, and it just doesn't seem to do the job on its own.
I've thought about this, but unfortunatly my floors would then be
uneven - I'm going for a nice smooth flow throughout the entire area.
I've already laid one room - I should have looked at this in the
There are various types of "transition" pcs that can be used depending
on your situation. Try where you bought the flooring or a good sized
flooring store that installs their own products.
Certainly this would be better workwise vs what you are doing!
Or you can have one made at a mill shop out of hardwood. It'll run some
Still would would be better workwise vs what you are doing!
If you have a concrete floor maybe an air driver scraper would help - you
need a huge compressor though. If you have a wood subfloor then maybe a 1/4"
particle board underlayment below the vinyl. What you do in that case is
adjust you circular saw 1/4" and let her rip - that is after you've verified
if the vinyl contain asbestos. I've lay over vinyl in both kitchens and
bathrooms with a floating floor system (no glue or nail) without problems.
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