Peel and stick vinyl tiles over cork underlayment.

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Old 02-11-17, 01:08 PM
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Peel and stick vinyl tiles over cork underlayment.

I am trying to find out if you can lay peel and stick tiles over a cork underlayment. Can anyone help?
 
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Old 02-11-17, 02:08 PM
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#1, I would never ever suggest to anyone to use peel and stick tiles.
#2, What the manufactures directions say?
I'd bet there going to say over 1/4" underlayment rated plywood.
 
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Old 02-11-17, 02:46 PM
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Well the surface needs to be primered, but I don't think that will work with cork. Cork would suck out all the moisture.
 
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Old 02-12-17, 04:22 AM
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I agree with not using peel and stick - I've seen too many of them not stay stuck. There are better options that don't cost much more.
 
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Old 02-13-17, 07:26 AM
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What do you suggest as better options that don't cost much more, or does it depend on the space, subfloor, etc? We were looking at these (TrafficMASTER 12 in. x 24 in. Peel and Stick Industrial Stone Vinyl Tile (20 sq. ft. / case)-SS5083 - The Home Depot) for our kitchen, but the consensus in these forums seems to be to avoid peel-and-stick.
 
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Old 02-13-17, 10:15 AM
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I like using the 12" square glue down vinyl tiles. They are thicker, wear longer and not prone to lift. Allure has some tiles that match your dimensions. They have a good reputation although I've not used them.
 
 

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