Existing sheet vinyl and carpet If your kitchen floor is sheet vinyl and the dining room is carpet, don’t forget that the sheet vinyl will have 1/4-in. underlayment beneath it, but the carpet won’t. If you want to install LV flooring in both, you’ll have to remove the underlayment in the kitchen or add some to the dining room. Dec 19, 2018 · How to Lay Vinyl Plank Over Existing Flooring. ... Tips on Installing Floating Vinyl Sheet Flooring; Install Carpet Tiles With Hardwood Flooring on Half of the Room ... Lay 12 by 12 Vinyl Tiles in ... Installation Guide Loose-Lay 1. The installation area must be climate controlled for at least one week before installation,... 2. Acclimate the product to the climate-controlled location’s temperature for a minimum... 3. Make sure the subfloor is clean and clear of all debris before installation. ... The floor preparation and layout are the same for peel-and-stick vinyl planks as they are for floating vinyl plank floors. To install each piece, peel the adhesive backing off of the plank and stick it to the subfloor. Nov 25, 2010 · It sounds as if your cabinets have 'locked' your floor in place by being built on top of it. It is no longer a "floating" or loose lay installation. I do not think you need to remove the cabinets, but it sounds like you should cut the floor around the cabinets in such a way as to insure a 1/8 inch gap for movement.