Repairs for a felt-backed fully adhered and perimeter installed material are very similar, as well as a glass-backed material. In this article I will cover both types of materials.
Repair Insets for Full-Bonded Felt-Backed Residential Floors
Photo 1:Place industrial or masking tape around the damaged area to prevent excessive shrinkage. While this may not be necessary for a fully adhered material, it is a good habit to get into, plus it aids in the protection of the seam while the seam treatment dries.
Apply seam treatments as recommended for the product being repaired. This may involve either a seam coating, seam adhesive or a seam sealer.
Protect repaired area until seam treatments have dried. Remove the tape surrounding the repair once the seam treatment has dried and the floor is ready for service.
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