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Old 12-10-2009, 01:19 PM   #1
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whats the easiest way to removing vinyl tile that hat has been glued down to a plywood floor. my hands are killing me from trying to scrape it off with a 2" blade

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If it's not old asbestos tile, use a heat gun or hair dryer. You can pick up a cheap heat gun for $20-25. What are you putting down next?

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If it's not old asbestos tile, use a heat gun or hair dryer. You can pick up a cheap heat gun for $20-25. What are you putting down next?
thanks,its not asbestos. ceramic tile, anything else i should know before installation. i hope i don't have to get this glue up. its a little tacky after i get the tiles up, but it seems to be drying out after the air hits it for a few hours. and its not thick its a light coat of glue
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I haven't done ceramic for years. I'll let one of the ceramic guys chime in.
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ive put ceramic in 2 other rooms and it turned out great but didn't have the glue in the other rooms thanks again and my hand thanks you to
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