How to install vinyl plank flooring? It is quite easy. This plank flooring looks like hardwood flooring in more affordable prices. This flooring is usually installed where the owner needs to have hardwood-look flooring in moisture areas, since the vinyl plank flooring is water-proof. The installation of vinyl plank flooring is quite easy and fast. We can choose whether we need to use the peel-and-stick flooring or the regular one. Then, we need to rent some tools like T-square and utility knife. If we need the regular flooring, we will also need a floor roller, notched trowel, and vinyl adhesive.
How to install vinyl plank flooring? Yes, it takes two stages of preparation and installation. At the preparation stage, we need to empty the room first. Then, we have to make sure that the floor is fit, clean, even, and smooth. As the moisture seal, we can coat the entire flooring using floor primer coating. The installation stage can be started by selecting the wall to be used as the main line. The wall which is chosen is usually the wall on the opposite side of the main entrance. We can use a chalk to make the line straightly. We have to make sure that the planks are installed in a straight line for more attractive appearance. If our wall is not straight, we can leave gap spaces there. We can feel the spaces with cut partial planks. We can start the installation from the corner first. If we use peel-and-stick vinyl flooring, we merely have to peel the adhesive on the back and stick the plank on the sub-flooring.
Then, how to install vinyl plank flooring using adhesive? Of course, we need to put and spread the adhesive on the sub-floor and place the vinyl planks there. We have to use adhesive which is specially recommended for the vinyl flooring.