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mmsgram

06:40PM | 06/20/08
Member Since: 06/19/08
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I removed basement floor tile by prying and scraping, several broke in the process. There is black, uneven stuff underneath. I can't remove it. Tried Bean-e-doo, got up some with intense scraping by hand, it was like old road asphalt in a hot sun. couldn't get down to bare concrete. Tried more bean-e-doo, less, more time (from 1 hour to several hours). Even if I had the time and muscle to scrape an entire basement by hand it would require massive amounts of this stuff. Anyone know another way or anything I can apply over it? I just want to be able to sweep and mop the floor. Carpet is out, there is occasional seepage in heavy rains. Thanks for any help. PS- asbestos never occurred to me. How can I tell if I've got a problem (young children also exposed)
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