Vinyl laminate in bathroom. Can toilet go on top?

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Just redoing our bathroom. It's a modern house (1995) and the floor is T&G chipboard. It's flat, stable and level. I was going to put that waterproof vinyl planking (looks like ordinary click-together laminate planks but is made of vinyl) down, on top of suitable underlay.

I was wondering about putting it down and then screwing the toilet / sink pedestal / bidet through it and into the chipboard floor, rather than cutting all the vinyl planks round each of them.

Is that a bad idea?
 
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Should be OK I have fixed pans onto sheet vinyl without a problem.
Should it need replacing a Stanley knife will trim away the old flooring around the pan.
 
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Thanks footprints - that'll make a big difference to the time it will take!
 
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Assuming that the combined laminate and underlay don't change the heights of the connections?
 
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I think I'll be OK. I'll have to re-make the connections to bath, sink and bidet anyway. Toilet waste outlet centreline is 195mm from the floor at present and new one is 188, so that helps a bit. I think I'll be able to lift the waste pipe the rest of the way.
 
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What type of underlay do you need for the vinyl planks is it the same as normal laminate flooring

That's a good question! I bought the stuff and it arrived, but there are no instructions and there was nothing on the retailer's website to suggest what underlay I should use! I e-mailed them to ask the question, and they recommended this stuff:

https://www.directwoodflooring.co.uk/timberlay-lvt-underlay.html

which is quite expensive. I've gone with it anyway, as it's not a large percentage of the overall cost of the job, but there might be other similar things available?
 
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If that's what they recommend no point in spoiling the ship for a ha'porth of tar. Apart from the cost there is a lot of time involved so why take chances.(y)
 
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