- 1 Necessary tools
- 2 Complexity of work
- 3 Safety regulations
- 4 Work process
- 5 Tile cleaning
Sooner or later, every householder wants to update the wall tiles, as over time they lose their original appearance. Many believe that after dismantling from the tiles, only fragments will remain, that is, they will be in unsuitable condition. If you follow the rules, you can carefully remove the tiles from the drywall and reuse them in the country or in the garage.
To work, you need the following tools:
- putty knife;
- sharp knife;
Complexity of work
The complexity of the dismantling depends on what tile was laid on the drywall. If the adhesive grip, then the work will not be difficult, it will only require a hammer and a chisel. If the tiles were laid on a cement mortar, the process will not only be long, but also difficult, it is necessary to use a chisel.
During the work, you need to use protective equipment. It is necessary to wear closed-type glasses, tight gloves, a gauze bandage, as well as a protective suit and closed shoes, which will protect against tile fragments. If there is furniture and appliances, then it is better to cover it with foil or move it into the next room. Doors need to be closed, and windows, on the contrary, open.
Before starting work, you need to process the seams between the tiles with soap and water using a soft sponge or spray. The solution should soften the grout for several hours. Using a knife or screwdriver, grout and grout must be removed. If it does not work out with a sharp object, then you can use a grinder with the thinnest disk. One tile must be broken to allow access to subsequent tiles. A spatula or chisel should be attached to the seam and gently tap with a hammer on all sides of the tile until it starts to move away from the drywall. You need to be careful, otherwise the tile may fall and break. It’s best to start removing tiles from the top of the wall.
For further use of the tile, you need to remove the old glue, this can be done with a chisel or scraper. In order for the glue to soften a little, you can put the tile in a warm soapy solution for several hours. If the tile is laid on a cement mortar, then it must be maintained in salt water. It is better to carry out work outdoors, in the open air, as there will be a lot of dust.
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