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Posted by bc on March 28th, 2000 02:15 PM
In reply to carpet backing by jim on March 27th, 2000 08:53 PM [Go to top of thread]

I'm waiting for the tile store expert to post but the pros use long handled scrapers to get glued carpet up. Work is never fun. I would go ahead and take up the old tile to avoid a double layer but at least inspect it cause cracks in it may cause cracks above.

Either way, the thinset with at least a 1/4" notched trowel is forgiving and workable and will make up for minor differences in level, pits, and shallow glue remains. Vinyl of course is a different story.

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