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Repairing damaged or worn spots in linoleum.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 60

Guidelines on floor and stair repair. How to repair wood, tile and linoleum floors and keep stairs and railing repaired.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #170 Feb 1976 (v.26#2) pg. 30

Tip: How to remove old linoleum-type wallcoverings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 57

Tips on removing sheet vinyl, linoleum or VAT (vinyl asbestos tile) from wood flooring.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 8
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 4

Choosing resilient flooring. A comparison of cork, linoleum and vinyl.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 54

Tip on removing old linoleum adhesive.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 14

Suggestions for removing linoleum paste from wooden floors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1977 (v.5#1) pg. 2

Tip: A method for removing old linoleum and paste from hardwood floors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1979 (v.7#5) pg. 59

Tips on removing linoleum glue from a parquet floor.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.8#11) pg. 168

Tip: Some floor adhesives used to attach floor tile and linoleum can be removed by laying a block of dry ice on the flooring to be removed and freezing the adhesive.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.9#2) pg. 41

A new look at linoleum, a floor covering which deserves renewed attention in house preservation and restoration.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1982 (v.10#1) pg. 9

Linoleum. How to repair it, install it and clean it.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1982 (v.10#2) pg. 36

Tip: Electric heat plate eases removal of old linoleum laid over felt paper and tar base.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.15#2) pg. 10

Tip: A homemade tool for prying up linoleum glued to wood flooring.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.17#4) pg. 14

Tips on laying new linoleum beneath a gas water heater.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.17#6) pg. 16

Tip on using a commercial wallpaper-remover solution to remove linoleum glue and backing paper from a wooden floor.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.18#1) pg. 16

Tip on using hot water to remove a thick layer of linoleum glue from a floor.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.19#4) pg. 14

Linoleum. Advice on restoring, replacing, or removing old linoleum.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.20#5) pg. 44

Tip on using a petroleum-based hand cleaner to remove old, black adhesive mastic used to attach linoleum.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.23#2) pg. 22

How to patch a hole in sheet flooring (linoleum, etc.) so that the patch will not show.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1973 (v.139#3) pg. 142

Tip: How to remove old linoleum held to a floor by adhesive.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1982 (v.157#2) pg. 169

Tips on removing linoleum from a hardwood floor.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1988 (v.165#5) pg. 157

Running linoleum down stairs.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1963 (v.34#10) pg. 99

Easy patching of linoleum.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jul 1965 (v.36#7) pg. 75