07:52AM | 06/13/05
Member Since: 06/12/05
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How do I remove the black backing left by removing old linoleum? I have scraped, used heat, and tried a product called "Oopps". There has got to be an easier way.


09:09AM | 06/13/05
Member Since: 06/06/03
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Welcome tildawilda,

I'm no flooring expert (hopefully one will respond!). But I know what you're going through. I tackled this job once (about 15 yrs ago). Back then, it was suggested I try a "power scraper" (from a tool rental store).

I considered that option--and said, "Naaaaahhh!" I ended up covering up the floor with new flooring.

You might also try the 'search' option on the BBS; I seem to recall that this topic has come up before....good luck.


-k2 in CO

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09:23AM | 06/13/05
Member Since: 08/10/02
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