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  1. Flooring
    Good evening, I've been in this section a couple times so pardon me. My plan was to cover the vinyl asbestos tile with another type of flooring but due to finances I am restricted from doing that. The cheapest solution I have thought of is to paint over the VAT. Just either stencil or design...
  2. Flooring
    Hello All, I am somewhat new to posting on this forum but I have been a lurker for quite a while. My question is this... I recently decided to finish half of my unfinished basement. Problem is, the floor was covered (450sf) in VAT Tiles. I removed the 9x9 VAT tile around the perimeter of the...
  3. Flooring
    Hi all, I've been through a ton of these posts and still have not come up with a conclusion about what to do with my basement. I just moved into a split-level house in Philly built in the early 50's. One thing I noticed and was confirmed visually by my home inspector is that the tiles in the...
  4. Flooring
    Just had some VAT removed from the concrete basement floor. There was black mastic underneath that was also removed with a heavy duty solvent (methyl ethyl ketone I think it was). I hear the mastic residue can react with other adhesives and cause problems. The floor needs to be skimmed before...
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