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The surface on which the vinyl flooring will be laid. If installing over a wood substrate, an underlayment will generally be necessary. A concrete substrate will not require an underlayment but will require some floor preparation.

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Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...ked vinyl’, has been around for decades and is still one of the most popular types of flooring around.It's made using a printing process known as 'rotogravure', which prints a pattern on the flooring substrate via an engraved cylinder. Mannington resilient flooring uses ultra-low VOC, water-based inks and we make all of our vinyl products right here in the U.S. Benefits of Vinyl Sh...