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Removing tiles from wooden floorboards?

Postby mariaharrison » Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:08 pm

I'm about to start to remove tiles from a wooden floor. Has anyone any ideas of an easier way to do it. i suspect it will be difficult to remove them as the adhesive is the flexible kind suitable for tiling on wooden tiles.
Please help!
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun May 03, 2009 5:20 pm

Use a hot air gun to soften the adhesive - it will make removal a lot easier.
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Postby bd3cc » Sun May 03, 2009 6:42 pm

You may have to break the first one out, and then get a flat bladed tool, go in as horizontally as possible, and lever up. They may break but keep repeating, the process, but take care with the broken edges, they cut.
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Postby rosebery » Sun May 03, 2009 9:18 pm

An easier way than what?

Ceramic tiles or vinyl tiles?

Floorboards or plywood?

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