Can tiles be removed from under kitchen cabinets?

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Posted by: from Cambridge
3/1/2016 at 8:48:56 PM


Is it possible to remove tiles from under kitchen cabinets?

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Vincent from James Renovations in Toronto
Date/Time3/1/2016 at 10:03:45 PM

The only way to remove them is by removing the kitchen base cabinets.

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Karim in Cambridge
Date/Time3/1/2016 at 10:12:00 PM

Is it possible to remove the cabinets safely? How much would it cost?

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Date/Time3/1/2016 at 10:16:08 PM

Unfortunately not without removing the cabinets. They can however be cut along the kicks and be tile installed up to the kick.

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Scott from Create Your Space in Timmins
Date/Time3/1/2016 at 10:31:21 PM

You can ONLY remove the tiles if the cabinets are removed. Otherwise you have to remove the tow kick at base of cabinets, and then smash out/remove tile up until the cabinet itself. It is then wise (if you are able to) to remove the existing plywood underlay and remove all existing screws... if not possible (if there are too many screws in close proximity to one another) then the easiest way to rid of the tile mortar stuck to the plywood, is to hammer it until it loosens from the plywood, then chisel or scrap the remaining mortar off. A reciprocating saw with a 'Spyder' blade attached works in some circumstances.

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Arturo from Java Painting in Surrey
Date/Time3/3/2016 at 1:42:06 AM

Yes you can but, removing cabinets by a professional for better results.

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