adhering sheet vinyl to tile

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Old 06-29-16, 07:09 AM
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adhering sheet vinyl to tile

friend of mine in a cheap condo wants me to put down sheet vinyl over the ugly older tile in bathroom- While I don't think it's the best look- what is the best type of adhesive to use to attach the sheet vinyl to the existing floor?
 
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Old 06-29-16, 07:34 AM
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Sheet vinyl needs a very smooth floor. I think the grout lines in the tile will cause problems. But, if you've gotta do it I'd just use regular adhesive for vinyl flooring.
 
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Old 06-29-16, 07:35 AM
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Is the existing floor ceramic tile or vinyl tiles?
 
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old 80's type ceramic tile (the kind you find in cheaper apartments)
 
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Old 06-29-16, 10:04 AM
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I'm with Dane that I think the end result is going to be ugly; vinyl is very good at showing all of the imperfections in the floor beneath it.
 
 

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