How to repair a gouge out of vinyl flooring

Dennis Leney
by Dennis Leney
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How do I repair vinyl flooring?
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  • Conniehatfield3 Conniehatfield3 on Mar 27, 2016
    Wood putty/filler worked well on my vinyl floor gashes. I bought a cute quick looking tube with a point-$3.00 or 4.00. Just smoothed it in , let dry overnight. Sand it down. Paint to match. Done. Good luck.

  • Margie Cook Margie Cook on Mar 27, 2016
    yes, wood putty p.s. always keep scraps from projects for this reason.

  • Patricia Swinford Patricia Swinford on Mar 27, 2016
    I would think if you have a spare piece in under the cabinet or some incopicious place this would be an easy fix cut the piece the size and shape of the gash than work with a little whitting down and glue it would fit

  • Fho3960399 Fho3960399 on Mar 27, 2016
    I used flexible wood filler on mine. I'd make sure it the flexible type.

  • Dennis Leney Dennis Leney on Mar 27, 2016
    Let's say more than a gouge like a piece missing!

  • Dennis Leney Dennis Leney on Mar 27, 2016
    Like piece missing!

  • Carol Carol on Mar 27, 2016
    You tube it

  • Ellen Knox Ellen Knox on Mar 28, 2016
    If you have a scrap of the vinyl flooring, cut a piece that is slightly bigger than the hole. Make sure the scrap pattern matches what is around the hole. Place the scrap on top of the hole, matching the pattern with the floor. Cut through the scrap and the flooring below. Pull up the cutout piece of the flooring from the floor and replace it with the new piece you cut out. It should match your pattern perfectly. Glue down edges and weight it down until the glue dries. This is what I did when my daughter dropped a hot pan on the floor and burned a hole in the new floor. I worked beautifully and you could not tell there was a patch.