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Removing old tile adhesive before plaster skim

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by dk1uk, 30 Dec 2012.

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    Hi - hope someone can help.

    I have removed tiles from my bathroom wall and ended up with loads of the old adhesive being stuck to the walls.

    The walls will be plaster skimmed before I paint them (I'm not re-tiling them).

    Question is whether I should remove the old adhesive before it's skimmed. And if I should, then before I start an energetic process of chiselling it off, whether there's an easier way of getting it off?

    I'd be grateful for any ideas.

    Many thanks.
     
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    Hot air gun. ;)

    Scraps off like butter.

    Andy
     
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    wall paper steamer works as well
     
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