Luxury vinyl plank Flooring, also known as LVP, is a fantastic choice for modern floors. It's incredibly durable and comes in a variety of gorgeous colors and patterns. Plus, LVP typically only requires minimal maintenance. However, it's not immune to all problems. Repairs may be necessary if you've dented your floor with a dropped object or found that it's lifted after improper maintenance. Here's how to repair luxury vinyl plank flooring in a few easy steps.
While it may be too late at this point, a great future tip is to order a little extra when installing LVP floors. Doing so will ensure you have an exact match to your current planks should anything go wrong with your floor in the future.
If you're LVP is installed with glue, repairs should be relatively painless.
With click-and-lock flooring, there isn't an easy way to remove and replace the affected plank. You'll need to start at the wall or edge close to your damaged plank and begin removing the LVP planks. In most cases, you can get under an edge and gently unlock one section from another. Make sure you take care not to damage any of your good planks. Continue lifting and disconnecting the pieces until you make your way to the edge of the problematic part.
When you reach the affected plank, you can replace it with a new one. This is when having bought extra LVP during the installation process really comes in handy. Then, proceed to re-install your floor, working outwards from the replaced plank to the wall where you started. Thankfully, there is no waiting for the adhesive to dry. Your floor is as good as new!