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vin g

09:42AM | 01/08/04
Member Since: 01/07/04
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I recently removed 9"x9" tiles from my basement concrete slab which have tested positive for asbestos. I am now left with a black adhesive on the concrete which is not thick but rather patchy and resembles a tar-like stain. I've tried an adhesive remover with a metal scraper and it had little effect. We are looking to lay a porcelain tile and I am fearful I will not be able to properly bond to the concrete with this layer. My question is, does this have to be removed and if so, is there a safe way of doing so besides grinding or futile liquid removers?

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