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Discuss Tiling over old cement/adhesive in the DIY Tiling Forum area at TilersForums.co.uk.

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  1. robh2812

    robh2812 New to TilersForums.co.uk

    Location:
    Sheffield
    Hi guys new to this.

    I've just taken up our old tiles and left with the mess below. Spent an hour with a steamer and scrapper but the old adhesive/cement isn't moving but at the same time it is cracking in some places.....

    Can't remove the ply as just had new bath and toilet fitted too it before i decided to do this job....

    Any ideas on what i can do to get the rest of this up

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  2. Plan Tec Tiling

    Plan Tec Tiling Administrator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    Wimborne, Dorset
    Scraper should work. Failing that try an sds with chisel bit in or even sanding it off!
     
  3. Waluigi

    Waluigi Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    UK
    Blowtorch
     
  4. pdc

    pdc Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Need to be careful on ply...
     
  5. Waluigi

    Waluigi Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    UK
    Yes. It can work well though. Also try a heat gun.
     
  6. Adey1980

    Adey1980 Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    Caerphilly
    Good sharp blade in a scraper or sds as recommended
     
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