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  1. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Need some help on how best to recover from a botched tile placement went setting the tile in the adhesive. I was off my mark enough to make me want to scream, and I did! So I pryed the tile, in pieces off the floor. Basically, how should I clean off the adhesive to start again: scrape it...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    We have 1,000 sq ft of fairly thick carpet glue to remove from concrete in order to stain. We looked at using chemical adhesive removers but they are about $25 for a container that says it will remove glue from 100 sq ft. That would put us at $250 spent on one coat of chemicals. Does anyone have...
  3. Flooring
    I'm not sure whether this question is better suited for the concrete forum? I've been investigating basement flooring options for a while now and still haven't decided on what to do. Acid washing seems like a great solution, but I'm not sure whether my concrete floor can be properly cleaned...
  4. Flooring
    I started a demo of a 40 x 10 room simply to remove the carpet and lay down tile. There was of course vinyl down in 3/4 of the room, note: the sectioned i check prior had no vinyl...ugh. I have spent about 10 hours, using water to moisten the paper residual, (which may or maynot be...
  5. Flooring
    Hello all, I have removed some 400 sq ft of vinyl from this renovation and left in it place the adhesive,(or paper backing and adhesive) remaining on the concrete floor. My intention is to lay porcelain tile in it's place however I have several issues to resolve before continuing. First, I...
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