How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Eddie Your Own Question
Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor
Category: Home Improvement
Satisfied Customers: 774
Experience:  owner of Island Pro-Craft
Type Your Home Improvement Question Here...
Eddie is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My boyfriend and I decided to take on this hellish project

Customer Question

Hello! My boyfriend and I decided to take on this hellish project of installing laminate flooring in our house. We had carpet in the living room and vinyl floor in the kitchen. Trying to remove the vinyl glue and it's impossible. He's saying there is something under the glue too, perhaps a concrete sealant or something. My question is, we are laying a moisture barrier on top of the concrete and then putting down the laminate floors which have a pad attached to them-can we just put all that over the floors without having to scrape the glue completely off? What do you think the easiest way to handle it? The house is new by the way, built in 2009. Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Eddie replied 1 year ago.

Hi Diane're never going to get that glue off without a fight so what you want to do is make it less sticky by sprinkling down baking soda and talcum and then you moisture barrier



Related Home Improvement Questions