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How to remove glue from tiles?

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How to remove glue from tiles?

The previous owner placed solid wood tiles on top of the tiles on the apartment balcony.When I removed the solid wood, there was a lot of glue left over. I used these tools to remove it, but it seemed to take a lot of time and left some spots.

Please recommend me any quick and easy method.





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Re: Remove glue under solid wood timbertile

Hello @bjwong 


Let me just say that you've done a fantastic job of removing the old adhesive. I'm afraid the method you are using now is the best way to remove the old adhesive without damaging the tiles. Using a grinder or motorized tool might damage the surface of the tile.


My only suggestion is to do it one section at a time, in this manner you won't get burned out. Trying to finish the entire area in one day will be very difficult, so it's best to give yourself time to remove the adhesive. Eventually you'll find yourself on the last tile, and it will be very satisfying to know that none of them got damaged.


If you have any other questions we can help with, please let us know.




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