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05:51AM | 12/18/04
Member Since: 12/17/04
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Plan on laying ceramic tile on a concrete floor that years ago had vinyl flooring, the concerte is black from the glue, can I lay the thin set over this or should I remove it and if so with what?


07:09AM | 12/26/04
Member Since: 07/11/00
80 lifetime posts
I am an expert but I would think that most tile people would want a good surface prior to applying their tiles. There are Black Mastic Removers (and it probably is asbestos based) made by Sentinel and Dumond Chemicals ( They are specifically made to do your job.

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