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Tips for Removing Vinyl Tiles from Concrete Subfloor

by Lisa C. Marketing Writer

The biggest advantage of vinyl tiles is, you can install them on any surface. You do not have to create a specialized subfloor for vinyl floor installation.

That said, concrete flooring is one of the most preferred and used subfloor for vinyl tile. But there are times when you have to remove vinyl tiles from concrete surface. That’s when you will need the following tips –

Clear the Floor Surface –

Remove everything that is on your vinyl floor. This should include – furniture, appliances, and rugs and carpets. There should be nothing on the floor which you want to remove.

Cut the Tiles –

Now, you have t o cut the tiles in strips. For this, you will need to use a sharp utility knife. Wear gloves for your safety.

Cut each tile on your floor. This will ease your job and save you plenty of time.

Using knife here will not cause any damage to any material. First, the knife wouldn’t cause any cut marks or scratch on the concrete. And second, vinyl tiles once used cannot be used again. So, use your elbowgrease to perform this job.

Heat Gun –

The adhesive used for vinyl tile installation softens as the temperature increases. So, you could use a heat gun to ease your efforts.

You could also use a hairdryer for this job. Heat the tiles throughout the floor.

Peel It off –

Now, you are ready to peel the tiles from your floor. Peel them one by one. The tiles that feel hard to remove, heat them again and they will come off easily.

There you have it. This is how you remove vinyl tiles from a concrete subfloor or floor. This is a simple process. However, you will need to use the right tools.

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Created on Dec 31st 2020 09:58. Viewed 132 times.

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