Can I install a vinyl floor directly over my existing vinyl floor?
If your original vinyl floor was installed using a full spread adhesive method, then you can apply an embossing leveler to the original vinyl to smooth it out and then install the new vinyl.
I heard that vinyl looks just like ceramic tile. Is that true?
Sheet vinyl has come a long way since the original patterns and colors. With the new imaging available many of the sheet vinyl patterns look very similar to ceramic tile or hardwood flooring.
I’m concerned that vinyl flooring is not tough enough?
Vinyl is certainly not as resistive to tears and scratches as ceramic tile is, but most vinyl does have an inner layer built into it now which tends to resist tears quite well. I wouldn’t hesitate to consider it in a high traffic residential area.
Can I have vinyl installed in my basement?
Yes, vinyl is very appropriate for basement use, but like all other flooring types, check to make sure you do not have a moisture problem before you install it.