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    How can I remove cork tiles?

    Flooring Specialists

    I have a hardboard floor in my kitchen and living room which have cork tiles fitted to them. I’m told they were glued down. Is there any specific method to lift off these tiles and remove them?
    We don’t want to leave the layers beneath damaged or with any major glue residue of we can help it.

    Asked by carole on 11th Oct 2019
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    m barnard

    "As they are glued down it will be hard not to damage hardboard, it will most probably be easier to put it all up and re-hardboard if needed."

    Answered on 21st Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Paul smith

    "Cut tiles corners to corners, x shape, use hair dryer to soften glue then use a scraper to remove them."

    Answered on 14th Oct 2019 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
    Pro Wall2Floor Tiling & Resin

    You should be able to remove these tiles using a good quality scraper (this will remove the majority of the surface. For any old glue which won’t remove simply apply heat and scrape away. A heat gun will provide enough heat. Make sure to wear PPE to protect eyes and prevent inhaling any vapor."

    Answered on 14th Oct 2019 - Member since Sep 2019 - report

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