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mastic removal from tile. be patient.

Posted by Steve Jones on May 29th, 2000 06:10 PM
In reply to repair the ceramic tile by G Smith on May 29th, 2000 07:53 AM [Go to top of thread]

Wow, you are a glutten for punishment. I guess that it can be done, but be patient. I would just get a bucket of gasoline or similar product and let the tile soak in that and then take each one one by one and use a putty scraper and go at it.

Be sure and keep the area ventilated with the gas or whatever cutter that you use.

Cutters will turn the mastic to rubber. Not using a cutter will keep it hard. you might have better luck with the mastic being hard.

Regardless, you have a job ahead of you.


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