What Would Cause a Linoleum Floor to Bubble?
It’s annoying to look at your floor and see bubbles. If your linoleum floor is bubbling and is less than 1 year old, contact the manufacturer. If it is older, there is a way to fix this unsightly occurrence. The causes of bubbling are both varied and troublesome. Having the air conditioner on high when it was installed or allowing the sun to shine too strongly on the floor are some of the possible culprits. Causes If the linoleum is stretched, bubbles form. Atmospheric conditions could cause the problem. If the vinyl was cut tightly, bubbles can form. The glue can also be the culprit if it was not properly mixed or had bubbles in the solution. The glue needs to be the same brand as the linoleum or it will not have the same capability to expand and contract. If there has been any flooding, water can be the cause of bubbling. Air bubbles being trapped into the linoleum are another culprit. If a roller was not used to completely flatten it when the linoleum was laid, bubbles will start to