How do I patch vinyl flooring at home?

Remove damaged areas and apply adhesive to seal seams

Because vinyl flooring is soft, it is easily damaged. To repair a damaged area:

Cut off the damaged part: Use a utility knife and straight edge to carefully cut off the damaged part. Follow the floor pattern to make the patch less noticeable.

Remove the damaged part: Take out the damaged part of the floor.

Cleaning the subfloor: Remove all adhesive from the subfloor.

Dicing: Use a utility knife and straight edges to cut matching pieces that fit the opening.

Paste the patch: Paste the patch in place with a vinyl adhesive.

Remove excess glue: Clean excess glue with mineral oil.

Sealed seams: Use vinyl seam sealants to fuse patches to the original floor.

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