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I am helping to spruce up a kitchen. The house was built in 1970. It has the original vinyl sheet flooring with a newer vinyl sheet on top. My mom wants the allure planks that look like tile. I think we have to take up the newer vinyl sheet which I think is a bit foamy/squishy. Is 2 layers if vinyl too much to go under the allure? I'm worried with the thickness of the allure the resulting flooring may seem too high although it will be fine meeting up with the carpet at one door and hardwood at the other door.
 

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Hey Klmeenan,

Allure is made to go over a lot of different types of flooring. It is a completely floating floor. The only reason I wouldn't put it over the two layers of old vinyl is if there are signs of water damage or mold on the subfloor or around the old vinyl. Squishy floors is not a good sign. -Gregg
 

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Hey Klmeenan,

Allure is made to go over a lot of different types of flooring. It is a completely floating floor. The only reason I wouldn't put it over the two layers of old vinyl is if there are signs of water damage or mold on the subfloor or around the old vinyl. Squishy floors is not a good sign. -Gregg
I think the poster means that at least one layer is cushioned vinyl. And I wouldn't install anything over cushioned vinyl.
 

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When vinyl sheets are put down, do they put the adhesive all over it? I'm just wondering if I can get just one layer off.
It is probably full spread, but it could be looselay or perimeter glued.
 
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