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mister_t_512
wall tile

is there and easy way of taking wall tile off without dameging the wallboard?

Shaun
Re: wall tile

Not usually if it was installed correctly.

charlesedwin
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Hello,
digging out grout to get between two tiles, then just chisel under all the tiles from there and knock them down. You'll want to wear eye protection because of flying shards of ceramic, and lay a thick canvas tarp under the area so the falling tiles don't damage the floor.

Re: wall tile

charlesedwin gives good advice here. I would like to add that you can use a a heat gun on low setting or even a hair dryer to help with the removal. Good luck!
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Re: wall tile

Removing the grout and chiseling is the best way of doing it without damaging the wallboard. However, your still probably going to damage it if you are removing it from an entire wall (mistakes happen). Is this a case of just needing to remove a row or a couple of damaged tiles? Or is it because you are retiling an entire area? If retiling an entire area you're better off just ripping down the wallboard and putting new wallboard or concrete board up, its pretty cheap to do and would save you a lot of time.

Gizmo
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Im with Shawn, depending on the adhesive used from day one will depend if the sheetrock get any damage. You for sure to tear the paper if anything

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