Removing tile floor
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Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 9:18 AM
       Removing tile floor (by LisaFL [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 12:42 PM
       Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 1:28 PM
       Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 1:28 PM
       Removing tile floor (by Steve [MA]) Nov 29, 2021 2:39 PM
       Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 2:44 PM
       Removing tile floor (by Steve [MA]) Nov 29, 2021 3:43 PM
       Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Nov 29, 2021 3:50 PM
       Removing tile floor (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Nov 29, 2021 11:55 PM
       Removing tile floor (by plenty [MO]) Nov 30, 2021 3:55 PM
       Removing tile floor (by SHAUN [FL]) Nov 30, 2021 7:04 PM

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Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 9:18 AM
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I am planning to remove some ugly floor tile from an entire house, to be replaced either with new tile or LVP.

What's the best, most efficient way to do this? I've watched a video where someone made tapered shims out of 2 X 4 s and jammed a bunch of them under a row of tile to loosen the whole row. Then there is the option of renting a tool to do this as well.

I plan to re-paint the walls before the floor is removed, so that I don't have to bother putting down protection against paint spills on the floors. So protection from flying debris the from the floor demo damaging the new paint job is also a concern. Thanks.

--72.188.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by LisaFL [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 12:42 PM
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You donít need to remove it. You can go over it. --75.89.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 1:28 PM
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I thought about that but you're adding quite a bit of height to the existing floor by doing that. It can interfere with the door swings. Then theres the issue of the flgrout lines showing through. --172.58.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 1:28 PM
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I thought about that but you're adding quite a bit of height to the existing floor by doing that. It can interfere with the door swings. Then theres the issue of the flgrout lines showing through. --172.58.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 2:39 PM
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Is it VCT or ceramic that you want to remove? Is it installed over a wood subfloor or concrete? Knowing the answers to these would get you more meaningful suggestions. Around here most of the HDs & tool rental places have machine that will remove either VCT or ceramic tiles without too much effort. Even with one of these machine's it's still a lot of work.

I would be inclined to do the demo then the painting followed by the new floor installation.

--71.174.xx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 2:44 PM
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Steve it is ceramic tile over concrete. --172.58.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 3:43 PM
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J try looking for ceramic floor tile stripper rental near your zip code

//www.unitedrentals.com/marketplace/equipment/surface-preparation/sanders-strippers/walk-behind-floor-scraper-110v-electric-powered --71.174.xx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by J [FL]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 3:50 PM
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Thanks Steve. --172.58.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Nov 29, 2021 11:55 PM
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For rental units or houses a better option is to install a porcelain commercial grade tile where more expensive upfront along with more labour intensive. When there is move out often a mop cleaning along regrouting is only required. VCT tile gets dirty along does not last. Commercial grade VCT will require a floor buffer to clean when there is move out. Here seen many rental housing providers in laminate floor then every three years replacing all over again. There is even porcelain tile which looks like a wood floor. If want to do a DIY will require a good wet saw to cut tiles. There are a lot of videos on You Tube on how to install ceramic or porcelain tile floors. In the apartment buildings the porcelain tiles stand the test of time where a lit cigarette or they sneak a dog then a easy clean up. --99.236.xxx.xxx




Removing tile floor (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2021 3:55 PM
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Use a catspaw (shark grip) and a Hammer. Wear eye protection. Use smaller buckets to put debris is to carry out. It gets heavy. --172.58.xxx.xx




Removing tile floor (by SHAUN [FL]) Posted on: Nov 30, 2021 7:04 PM
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If it were me...

1st Demo floor.

2nd Paint walls.

3rd Install new floor.

J- how was your holiday?

Mine was fun. I went south to the Lake and I played with my new chainsaw. Came home to lows in the 30's. --173.31.xxx.xxx



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