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How to clean up tiles?

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by robmorris, 8 Aug 2013.

  1. robmorris

    robmorris

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    Hey

    We had a leak and had to remove some tiles.
    I need to clean them up to put them back

    Is there an easy / quicker / safer way to remove the adhesive on the back?

    I have tried a hammer and chisel but already broke the first tile...

    please help
     
  2. tpt

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    depending on the adhesive they used soaking them in soapy water for 24 hours can work. if its an older style adhesive it will just scrape off after that.
     
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    Soak it off but It will take longer than 24 hours to get most of it off
    Use a sanding disk on a grinder rather than a chisel for any bits left after scraping
     
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    A bosch Multi tool for any fragile work with a diamond blade will be ideal

    Soaking the tiles will help
     
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