best method in removing tile adhesive from a wooden floor

Postby stu » Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:12 pm

having a nightmare trying to remove the old tile adhesive grout mixture
from the floor boards upstairs - unable to apply a liquid as this will come straight through the ceiling to the lounge directly below. I have removed all the tiles but unable to remove the adhesive left on the timber its taken 3 hours just to remove an area 100x100mm any ideas would be most welcome.
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Postby HK1311 » Fri Aug 24, 2007 2:12 pm

Hiya - can't you use an electric sander ?
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Postby sore thumbs » Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:09 pm

well my kango drill gets the adheasive off the wood no problem! its the tiles i cant get off !!! how did u get ur tiles up? they seem to have used some kind of epoxy adhesive on mine its took me all afternoon to get 3 tiles off but only about 45mins to get the adheasive off the wood below if u live close by u could come and get my tiles off whilst i get the adheasive off ur floor??? PS it doesnt leave a very nice finish useing a kango hammer drill on the wood btw?
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