Allure Flooring In My Bathroom - Flooring - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Flooring


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2011, 11:23 AM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10

Allure Flooring in my bathroom

My partner and I are installing Allure in our bathroom and plan to install around the toilet rather than removing it. Has anyone had any success doing this? And, if so, what tool should we use to cut around the toilet. We have prepared a template. Thank you


Susanne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2011, 09:02 PM   #2
Veteran Rehabber
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 60
Rewards Points: 75

I would recommend pulling the toilet and installing the planks under it. You will get a much nicer, professional result.

However, you have the right idea with a template. Allure is very stiff material. It will snap off in straight lines easily. If you cut around a curved surface, you will have to use scissors. I use the type of scissors that siding installers use. They are about 18" long and it will require a lot of force to cut through the Allure plank, even with new blades. When you use this much force, it is harder to control the scissors and follow your template. Plan on wasting several planks until you get used to it. Use double-sided carpet tape to secure the plank to the floor next to the toilet. Then fill in the gap between the toilet base and Allure planks with white silicone caulk.


CMHbob is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bathroom flooring carebear560 Flooring 9 07-24-2012 07:12 PM
Bathroom Flooring? Whole House Flooring? leezarrd Flooring 9 02-08-2012 01:47 PM
Question about install Allure flooring system over linoleum dgeorge Flooring 8 01-08-2011 02:40 PM
Allure flooring and prep work bstreyle Flooring 1 04-12-2010 03:43 PM
Bathroom Flooring bbrown92y Flooring 10 05-27-2008 10:49 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1