Can new linoleum be installed over old linoleum?

Answer Yes as long as the vinyl is in good condition without any cracks, tears, or bubbles. You will need to make sure the old is only one layer. The floor will need to be stripped and embossed so any pat... Read More »

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How do I lay linoleum over old linoleum?

CleanThoroughly clean the linoleum by sweeping and mopping it with a mild detergent, such as dishwashing liquid. Allow the old linoleum to dry before attempting to lay the new.FillerApply cement fi... Read More »

What is the origin of linoleum?

Linoleum was patented by English inventor Frederick Walton in 1863. It is a mix of oxidized linseed oil, cork dust, wood flour, ground limestone and color pigments. It is a highly durable, all-natu... Read More »

What Is Linoleum Printmaking?

Linoleum block printing, also known as linocut, consists of carving a design onto a layer of linoleum mounted on wood, coating the image with ink and pressing it onto paper or fabric to produce a r... Read More »

What is linoleum made of?

True linoleum flooring is made of linseed oil, resin, wood and cork flours, and powdered limestone, and coated with a protective natural sealant. After the materials are combined, the mixture is he... Read More »