Have you tried paying a professional you tight git?
It's tiny miss F that keeps getting stuck to it!
Tiny miss F would bubble @Fang_Farrier for getting her wet and attacking her with a scraper.Have you tried soaking it with warm water and detergent and then a scraper to lift it off
Just put old newspaper on top of it - it's thin and will stick to the glue, no need to remove it.Am lifting some vinyl floor tiles from utility room.
Adhesive is very sticky.
The floor underneath is chipboard.
Sensible suggestions as to how to remove it?
It's like walking on a giant glue trap at minute.
Love how she is keeping the chisel safe under her knee. I think she needs a bigger hammer though.You can't see the tears and her saying " please let me stop daddy my hands are bleeding "
" shut up and keep chiseling "
House was built in 1999 (not by ourselves) so should be safe from that point of viewHow old are the tiles you are lifting, since they could contain asbestos?
If post 1990s age then you should be OK.
Asbestos - Floor tiles, textiles and composites
This one has a process of removing asbestos glue but I suppose it could be adapted for asbestos free stuff:
but here are some other options.
Removing the Glue From Floors After a Tile Removal. When tile is removed, it is frequently a two-part process. First, the tile itself is taken up -- either cut, pried or chiseled from the floor. Then, the adhesive that was holding it in place must be removed. Depending on the type of tile and...homeguides.sfgate.com
The other option could have been to lay a levelling screed over the glue.
Won't be an issue unless you're grinding them off. The asbestos just needs to remain encapsulated.How old are the tiles you are lifting, since they could contain asbestos?
True, asbestos bound in glue and PVC tiles is fine when left alone and the least risk when removing. But it's better to be aware than not.Won't be an issue unless you're grinding them off. The asbestos just needs to remain encapsulated.
If grinding off, get it done by someone over 60. It usually takes about 20 years to die of asbestosis.