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4 years 24 weeks ago, 3:42 PM

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Gluing to Vinyl

Working on a small travel trailer. I am going to lay t&g Advantech flooring down to reinforce the existing floor, which now is covered w/ vinyl. I don't want to remove the vinyl and since the underside of the floor is not visible, I don't want to nail. W/ my luck I'd hit a propane, elec, or water line. Can I glue to the vinyl? What product do you recomend?

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 3:59 PM

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ma be out of a closet or under a cabinet.
A lot of glues will melt vinyl. You don't want that.
Call the mfg of the new flooring, they will
probably know

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 4:17 PM

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Go to Home Depot or hardware store and ask. Check the Henry site online...

4 years 24 weeks ago, 4:53 PM

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Thanks guys. I've never heard of Henry. Obviously, I'm not into construction!

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 4:56 PM

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cbxjeff

I have no experience with gluing to vinyl.
I am interested in covering the existing vinyl in my rv.
If you don't mind, keep me posted on your findings and results.
Thanks

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 5:30 PM

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try this: http://www.henry.com/Cold-Ap_R__Cold-Applied_Adhesi.176.0.html

Henry makes great products. We use them all the time.

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 9:24 PM

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They have decades upon decades of experience bonding anything to anything, and very knowledgeable sales and technical reps.

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 4:31 PM

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Gluing to Vinyl

My latest thought guys - your opinions? What If I just let the Advantech float? I plan on using 18" square carpet tiles on top of the new flooring. Remember this is a very small irregular shaped area. If it were rectangular 6x10' would cover it. I figure I can do the floor in just 3 pieces so I'll have very few seams. What if I just make sure the seams are secured w/ the carpet tiles that will be glued? Just a thought - I'm a little out of my element here!

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 12:15 AM

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why not

use double back tape,available at carpet stores,stick your wood floor with that,then put on the carpet.

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4 years 23 weeks ago, 6:26 PM

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That sounds interesting, lbc. I'll try the tape & the glued on carpet tiles above. W/ just 3 joints, I can position the 18" square carpet to bridge all the seams.

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