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Old 11-08-2011, 07:47 PM   #1
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My house was built in 1995. Lowes told me they have a policy against removing vinyl flooring. If i did new vinyl on top of the current, how much will the floor height increase? will it be enough for me to worry about the DW being locked in?

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You need 1/4" plywood underlayment and then the thickness of the vinyl. Don't know why they won't take up the old, most stores will. 1995 vinyl should not have asbestos.

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Thanks. Do i need the underlayment even if they are putting on top the current vinyl? The store said something about putting some glue.
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The pattern from the bottom vinyl will telegraph thru the top one.
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