Removing set tile adhesive from back of floor tile

Postby Pete Andrews » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:33 pm

Hi I am replacing tiles on my bathroom floor with exactly the same type and colour as those fitted. I have removed all the old ones but I do need to use about six of the old ones again. The problem is removing the old adhesive from the back of the tiles this is a real slow process any suggestions for a quick removal. Many thanks Pete
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Postby kbrownie » Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:31 am

Use a wallpaper stripper to steam it off or a heat gun.
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:17 pm

soaking in boiling water helps to loosen it as well. no matter how you go about it, its a miserable job. good luck!
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Postby mdpmspitfire » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:38 pm

if soaking doesnt work an angle grinder will do it
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