Help! I recently purchased a fixer-upper. Its all on a slab and the carpet was cat urine soaked. When we removed it, we discovered the floor was covered with old tiles and linoleum and under that-tar paper. Is there some way to remove it?
To cover the floors with dura-rock or some other concrete product is out of my budget range.
We want to lay Saltillo tile.
Two things to consider here, the odor problem and the tar paper removal.Tar paper should act as a shield to the cement as far as liquids are concerned.If removal of the paper is difficult,then you should have a reasonable base on which to lay tile.I would clean the paper with ammonia and water and go to it.If the tar paper wasn't there, I still believe that laying new tile would mask any odor.
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