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Sugar
Tile flooring help
Sugar

A project that was supposed to be putting in window benches has turned into a complete renovation of a three season room. We've replaced electrical, insulation, drywall and have ripped up the carpet on a concrete slab. We want to put down floor tile. Something we have never done before. Where we are stuck is that we don't know if we have to remove the remaining carpet glue that is on the slab. It is uniform and stuck on. If we do, is a stripper like acetone the way to go or will it affect mortar bonding? Help please!

ed21
Re: Tile flooring help
ed21

I would mechanically remove Any glue with scra-ping or sanding. Try your question at the John Bridge tile forum for more informed responses.

dj1
Re: Tile flooring help
dj1

If removing the glue poses challenges, and who knows what's in tit, tile right over it, and don't worry about it. Just make sure you are tiling over a flat surface.

I've renovated old homes and tiled over existing glue with not issues.

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