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How to Repair Damaged Vinyl Flooring

To repair a damaged spot on sheet vinyl flooring, you need to a have scrap piece of flooring available. If you have a scrap piece, you've in luck.

  1. Determine the size and shape of the cutout you need.

  2. Cut the patch material larger and layout over the damaged area. Align the pattern and tape it in place.

  3. Brush adhesive on the back of the new piece and if the surrounding flooring is not adhered on the underlayment about 1" under the flooring edges.

  4. Position the patch in the same orientation and it had when it was cut and roll it with a rolling pin. Clean off any adhesive on the surface.

  5. Press the seams together and hold them in place with masking tape.

  6. Wait about an hour before removing tape and applying the recommended seam sealer according to the manufacturers instructions.

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