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Replacing Damaged Vinyl Tile Flooring

1. Loosen tile with an iron set to medium. Be careful not to touch other tiles.

 

2. Squeeze a putty knife under side. Make sure you don’t touch adjacent tiles.

3. Scrape away old glue. Sand off remaining glue.

 

4. If new tile will not fit, mark as shown above.

 

5. If tile is too big, cut as shown above.

 

6. Spread glue with serrated spreader.

 

7. Use iron to soften replacement tile. Use a cloth to protect tiles surface.
8. Drop tile straight down; do not slide. Weight down for a full day.
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