Click here for easy step-by-step instructions for updating dated vinyl floors. Yes, you can paint linoleum floors! Just CLEAN them with TSP (Home Depot) then Kilz them and put two coats of porch paint on it and seal it with about 3 coats of sealer (like the counter tops). Yes, it works, and it hasn't chipped yet. It won't last forever, but it is way better than before.