Laminate and Vinyl Flooring for Your Home

By: Danny Lipford

Laminate wood flooring made from plastic is a great DIY-friendly product that’s easy to install in your home. Laminate flooring is durable, easy to keep clean, and simple to install yourself.

Luxury vinyl tile and vinyl planks are other plastic flooring materials that have become very popular. They’re thicker than standard vinyl flooring, making them more durable, and vinyl tile and planks are softer and quieter than ceramic tile.

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  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    December 17th, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Hi, Diana,
    We recommend checking out this resource for information on installing tile over vinyl flooring:
    Regarding compatibility, first check your subfloor. That’s the key to effectively using these instructions.
    Thanks for your question!

  • Diana lee Says:
    December 14th, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    My kitchen floor is sheet vinyl in good shape just dated. Can I install vinyl tile over it. If so what brand of tile is compatable

  • jean Fox Says:
    February 1st, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    what can of adhesive do I use for vinyl sheet flooring that has no backing

  • Tim Harmon Says:
    January 12th, 2012 at 8:16 am

    I have a rental property with sheet vinyl floor glued down to concrete subfloor in the kitchen. Can I install new commercial-grade vinyl tile (Armstrong Excelon) directly over the existing sheet vinyl or does it need to come up? I haven’t started trying to take the old sheet vinyl up yet so I don’t know how stuck it is. Thanks for your help.

  • christopher bennett Says:
    April 11th, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    is there a secret to removing 50 year old laminate tiles or vynal tiles with a floor scraper? i have the floor started but am having a heck of a time getting the floor up. any secrets? make the floor cold? make the floor hot? anything?.

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Laminate and Vinyl Flooring for Your Home