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Old 01-10-2011, 11:59 AM   #1
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I just installed some loose lay vinyl in my kitchen - when moving the refrigerator back in, in one corner slid across the floor. Now there is a wrinkle/crease on our 1 day old vinyl.....is there any way to repair this? If I roll it back and glue it down, do you think that will help?

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Yes . Never been a fan of loose lay .

When you get the fridge back to the hole it goes in , spray a little Windex behind the wheels .
She'll slide in like it was on ice . wipe up the Windex.

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Yes . Never been a fan of loose lay .

When you get the fridge back to the hole it goes in , spray a little Windex behind the wheels .
She'll slide in like it was on ice . wipe up the Windex.
Did you ever see "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", windex works for everything........, seriously though good tip.
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No Jack, Now you have my curiosity peaked .
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Hey Doc,

The Windex trick has piqued my curiosity too.

And yes, loose lay sucks, but they're very popular since they require less substrate prep making the installation cheaper.

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It works Jaz . been using it for years , even on those double wides .

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