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Old 10-06-2011, 06:03 PM   #1
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What's this papery adhesive under old tile?


I pulled up about 30 square feet of tile in my house's entryway. Under it is some fairly crappy old tile, and sheets of papery black adhesive that's mostly coming up on its own.

Looks like this:
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I don't know what this is -- mastic? Something else? Can I pull this up safely, or do I need an asbestos test?

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What's this papery adhesive under old tile?


Tarpaper maybe. I think that's the most likely thing.

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Tarpaper maybe. I think that's the most likely thing.

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