I'll be laying vinyl floor tiles using hand-spreaded adhesive. The pros use
a hand roller to make sure the tales end up nice and flat. These are
expensive hand tools to buy. has anyone found a cheap, easy way to make
something that does the job equally well? I've heard of people using a
rolling pin (the type with a handle at each end), but this is not ideal.
That would definitely be an option - thanks! Ideally, though, it would be
wider (say around 6"-9"), to obtain a better degree of flatness, I would
have thought. The purpose-built rollers generally see to be about that
width, I think.
The room to be tiled is a small loo, so a lawn roller or similar would not
be suitable. A small hand-held roller that allows a lot of pressure to be
applied, would be best. Here is a purpose-built one:
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