Asked by: Djenabou Oltenburger
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020

Can I install laminate floor over linoleum?

Unlike hardwood, they can be installed over other flooring surfaces, meaning that you can install laminate over old kitchen linoleum or tile, provided the floor is clean, level and doesn't have moisture problems.

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Similarly, you may ask, can you lay laminate flooring on top of vinyl flooring?

Laminate flooring can be installed almost anywhere in your home, above or below ground, as long as you have a structurally sound, clean, dry and flat subfloor. You can also install laminate over existing floors made of wood, concrete, ceramic tile, vinyl sheet or even carpet.

Also, can floor leveler be used on linoleum? If you can avoid it, you should probably not use a leveling compound on a vinyl floor. Leveling mixes are designed to make smooth surfaces and are most often used on concrete or wood. It can be confusing because many leveling compounds are marked as useable on a variety of surfaces, including linoleum and vinyl.

Moreover, what flooring can be laid over laminate?

It is not recommended practice to install vinyl flooring of any kind plank or sheet over laminate flooring. Or any other flooring for that matter. Laminate flooring is installed in a floating method. It is not glued or nailed down to the subfloor.

Should you remove linoleum before laying laminate?

Over the Top Ceramic and stone tile, vinyl and laminate flooring, tile and sheet linoleum, hardwood planks and decorative concrete can all be installed over existing linoleum. The one requirement all they all share is that the existing linoleum must be securely attached to the subfloor.

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