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Help! FLOR carpet tiles stuck to floor. Any way to remove them?

3 months ago

Unfortunately I did not read that carpet tiles could not be installed over the sealant on my concrete floors, nor did I realize that there is a sealant on the floor. I have wanted to redecorate my floors but am stymied by not being able to remove all the tiles. Does anyone have an idea on what to use to break the "forever seal" between the tiles and the floor. Some tiles came up easily while others are holding on tight whether they are a whole tile or partially torn tile. I have used most cleaning fluids, alcohol, vinegar, baking soda concoctions, etc. I'd prefer to not have to use a varnish remover, but that might be the only solution. Someone suggested a heat gun which I have not tried yet. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thank you!

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