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Safest method for removing ceramic tile

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Posted by: from Hamilton
4/10/2016 at 7:48:06 AM

I need my entire main floor tile removed - ceramic with a thin layer of concrete finish on it. What is the safest method of removal guaranteeing my kitchen granite will not be damaged?

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Date/Time4/10/2016 at 12:41:46 PM

We tape up plastic. And then use an electric unit that pounds the six inch wide blade under and against the tile and mesh/concrete.

Then we hand chisel anything the machine can't get.

then vacume and clean the entire area. Then we prep for the new install of tile. Or other flooring surface. If you are going with a hardwood you will have to be far more meticulous in the initial cleaning and break up.

Good luck,

James Fram

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Date/Time4/10/2016 at 12:46:38 PM

Hi Chris,

I'm confused little bid,what a removal of the floor tile got to do with the counter top?

Steve

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Date/Time4/10/2016 at 4:26:58 PM

Use a hammer and chisel, not a sledge hammer. Takes longer but will result in no damage to counter tops.

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