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debdia

03:58AM | 12/03/03
Member Since: 12/02/03
1 lifetime posts
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Stupid me!!!! I leaned a hot oven rack on my nearly white vinly floor in my kitchen, left it there, and burned my floor. I have a 2 foot brown, burn indention on my floor. It is near a wall where I can't cover it up with a mat. Any suggestions to camoflouge it?

Floorcraft

06:41AM | 12/03/03
Member Since: 08/27/03
255 lifetime posts
Maybe an item that would look good sitting there, like a hamper or something I guess. Unfortunately unless you have a piece of the same vinyl hanging around, a patch cannot be done.

carpetman

01:46PM | 12/03/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
549 lifetime posts
check with your homeowners insurance it should be covered...good luck

youngin

06:04PM | 12/21/03
Member Since: 12/20/03
4 lifetime posts
i've never tried this, nor do i know that it will work, but since it seems there is no answer but to tear the entire floor up or cover it with another vinyl. you may be able to cut out a piece of vinyl that matches that pattern , from an inconspicuous area, like under the fridge. you will only be able to get up the top coating like scoring and peeling a sticker off of cardboard box. cut out the damaged area to match the piece cut by laying the new piece over it. then just glue it down with vinyl adhesive and add seam sealer to the edges. seams will be noticable but better than a large burn mark, give you a little longer life out of the floor untill you can afford to replace or care to.
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