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Glue on cement floor (by Doris [OH]) Jul 8, 2018 4:05 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by Mickie [OH]) Jul 8, 2018 4:25 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by LindaJ [NY]) Jul 8, 2018 4:50 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by Vee [OH]) Jul 8, 2018 5:38 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by AllyM [NJ]) Jul 8, 2018 8:23 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by DJ [VA]) Jul 8, 2018 9:41 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by Frank [NJ]) Jul 8, 2018 10:21 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by plenty [MO]) Jul 8, 2018 10:35 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by plenty [MO]) Jul 8, 2018 10:53 AM
       Glue on cement floor (by small potatoes [NY]) Jul 8, 2018 10:06 PM

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Glue on cement floor (by Doris [OH]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 4:05 AM
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Seeking your expert advice for my daughter who just moved. Prior owner glued carpet directly on cement basement floor. Carpet now pulls up easily but a lot of hardened glue is left on floor. Any suggestions on how to remove glue would be greatly appreciated.

--74.140.xxx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by Mickie [OH]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 4:25 AM
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I'd be inclined to try an adhesive solvent. I had tile I needed to recover and reuse (couldn't find anything that matched the old tile) and it was put on with liquid nails. It came out nice. Use gloves and paint scraper. --174.233.xxx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by LindaJ [NY]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 4:50 AM
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Adhesive solvent is probably going to need lots of ventilation. Before trying that, I would see how much you can just scrape off. Use a hand tool or an oscillating too if there isn't too much area. Then try to remove it with heat. Either a heat gun, steam cleaner or boiling water.

If those don't work or don't work completely go for the adhesive removers, goo gone, etc. But ventilation and respiratory protection should be a priority in a basement. --108.44.xx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 5:38 AM
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Plug the floor drain and fill an inch of water to soak a few days or a week, this helps solve the doubt on asbestos floor tiles also because wet dust can't fly. --76.188.xxx.xx




Glue on cement floor (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 8:23 AM
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I have that issue on the original wood flooring of this house. Some glued down the carpet for my parents. What a mess. Nothing takes it off except dog pee and I refuse to soak the floor in that so I just cover it up. --73.178.xxx.xx




Glue on cement floor (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 9:41 AM
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LOL, Ally!! I wonder how you know that works? Pretty sure I know. LOL

Yes, that dried construction adhesive is murder to remove. I have had luck with using an edger that is made for lawn care (flat steel shaped like a half circle at the end of a long handle) and a hammer and cold/brick chisel. It takes time & muscle, but worked. There will be some imperfections in the concrete after, but nothing that can't be solved.

Good luck, and please let us know afterwards what worked best. --68.10.xxx.x




Glue on cement floor (by Frank [NJ]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 10:21 AM
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I like Vee's suggestion and would add one thing. Wet 1 area 3'x3' for example and wet it down , then add a couple 3 or 4 layers of newspaper down and wet that thoroughly. Give it over a day & a night and wee what happens. If there ar some results try the same for a fes days and what happens.

Rinse and repeat if succesful. Good luck --74.105.xxx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 10:35 AM
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Working at a house right now doing that very thing .Pulled up old carpet. Removed pad but yellow glue in a beautiful swirly pattern remains and it's a tab bit fuzzy. Used a scrapper, shop vac and other tools. Just came back from Lowes $175 later this tool is working...DeWalt med angle grinder DW840. Get a dust mask. Zipping along now! We plan to paint the floor or stain it... Tired of carpet! Tenant can add an area rugs! --99.203.xx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 10:53 AM
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36 grit. Did half the basement in 20 minutes! Another day We'll finish! Hope it works for you! --99.203.xx.xxx




Glue on cement floor (by small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Jul 8, 2018 10:06 PM
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in the garden apt of my fire building my glued down carpet was soaked by the FD. I was surprised how easily it came up. I could not scrape it all off. There were some new transition areas and I used leveling patch cement, so this created new surfacing too. Anyway I used double sided carpet tape (n lots of it) to apply the new carpet.

--24.194.xx.xx



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