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Tips for Removing Self-Adhesive or Peel and Stick Wall Tiles

by Shailendra Verma Web Content Writer

There are several occasions when you will want to remove peel and stick wall tiles. These include: To change the look; wrong installation; and home remodel.

Be it whichever reason, there is one thing for sure which is, you can use peel and stick wall tiles once you have removed them. You will need to use a fresh self adhesive tile next time.

So, if you are trying to remove peel and stick wall tiles, here are some of the proven tips that will ease your job. Check out the following pointers –

  • Use hairdryer to blow hot air over the tiles. This will warm up the glue beneath the tile and help you take out the tile easily.
  • Divide the area in multiple sections and use dryer accordingly. Don’t use the hairdryer for entire wall in one go.
  • Use a putty knife to remove the tiles. Push the edges of the knife under the tile to loosen its grip on the wall.
  • Remove all the tiles from the wall this way.
  • You might also want to remove the remaining adhesive from the wall.
  • For this, use the hairdryer again on the stubborn adhesive.
  • Use the putty knife again to scrape and remove the adhesive from the wall.
  • Once done, wash/wipe the substrate with hot/warm soapy water.
  • Let the surface dry completely.
  • Look for craters and peaks on the substrate.
  • Fill and level them using the right patching compound.
  • Let the substrate dry before using the wall for next peel and stick wall tile project.

There you have it. This is how you remove self stick wall tiles and prepare for wall for next wall project.

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Created on Sep 2nd 2020 09:42. Viewed 107 times.

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