ripped tiles up and adhesive won't budge

Postby sammieboo56 » Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:20 pm

hi guys hope someone can help. i bought cheapy adhesive tiles for my hall and they've been down 2-3 yrs. due to a move i had to rip all tiles up. the tiles came up no probs but now the adhesive is causing a bit of a problem, as my house is rented by a housing association it needs to be left spotless, they will rip tiles up and charge me so i want to get it done myself to save pennies you know how it is. any advice will a steamer work on it? or white spirit or summit.

thanks Sammie xx
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Simply Build It

Postby rosebery » Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:48 pm

floor scraper and lots of elbow grease.
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Postby bobplum » Mon Jan 14, 2008 7:28 pm

is it a concrete floor
if so self levelling compound would be best
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Postby PICASSO » Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:52 am

hair dryer or hot air gun, use with scraper, its magic :lol:
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Postby rosebery » Sun Mar 23, 2008 4:55 pm


Is there a point in resurrecting a 2 and a half month old thread?

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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:58 pm

resurrecting again after 2 months! glad that P did resurrect it, i tried his tip when retiling my bathroom floor - hot air gun worked a treat!
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