Repair Small Gouges in Linoleum
Complaint Resolution and Repairs \ Repairs - Resilient\Repair Small Gouges in Linoleum

  1. Place tape around the damaged gouged area.
  2. Using a piece of scrap material, scrape the surface of this material using a paint scraper or a knife.
  3. Grind the scrapings together to make a fine powder.
  4. On a piece of scrap material, mix the grindings together with white carpenter’s glue to form a paste-like material.
  5. Fill the gouge or damaged area with the paste, leaving an excess so that when dry it can be rubbed flush with the flooring surface.
  6. When dry, gently rub the damaged area flush with the flooring surface using a fine-grit piece of sandpaper.
  7. Thoroughly clean the repaired area and then apply several coats of floor finish if needed.