Improper installation can damage attic framing, promote mold
In some cases, a homeowner can assume the risk of doing their own tear-out where a contractor can't, so it may be possible for you to safely remove the vinyl flooring yourself and then have the contractor proceed with the hardwood floor installation. The DEQ can give you all the necessary guidelines for how to remove and dispose of the material.
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