Asked on Dec 31, 2018

How do I repair torn linoleum?

WilliamMogieKelli L. Milligan

Answered

How do I repair a tearin my linoleum.So it stays closed

3 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan
    on Dec 31, 2018

    I saw kits for that on Amazon. Hope it works out.


  • Mogie
    on Dec 31, 2018

    Dampen a clean, soft cloth with lacquer thinner. Wipe over the damaged area.


    Spread a small amount of linoleum glue -- the exact amount will depend on the size of the tear -- across the flooring beneath.


    Press the edges of the tear together, wiping away any excess glue that squeezes out. Place a brick, a heavy book or a similar object on top of the repair to aid the tear in drying flat. Leave several hours to dry.


    Squirt a thin bead of liquid seam sealer onto the damaged area. You can put pieces of cardbord bent into a V shape over the seam so nobody steps on it while drying overnight if possible.


  • William
    on Dec 31, 2018

    Mogie has the right idea. Use vinyl tile adhesive, press down, wipe off the excess , cover with some plastic wrap, and place something heavy on top.

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