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Old 01-15-2009, 12:20 PM   #1
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How to remove cement from old tiles


I have just removed 50+ year-old tiles from a bathroom wall, and would like to re-use some of them. How do I remove the cement from the backs of the tiles? I've tried chipping away, but this could take forever, and I'm breaking tiles in the process.

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I'm not sure this is possible to do. The only way i can think of that might work would be an angle grinder with concrete blade on it. It's going to take a long time and be really dusty. Better grab a snickers.

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I'm not sure this is possible to do. The only way i can think of that might work would be an angle grinder with concrete blade on it. It's going to take a long time and be really dusty. Better grab a snickers.
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