Replacement of bathroom tiles
If we decide to replace the tiles in our bathroom, removing them ourselves can be difficult. We need to be very careful with the walls behind them. If we damage the walls, the new tiles will not stick as well as they should. Of course, we can call a professional to do it. But if we are going to try doing it ourselves here are some helpful tips and videos.
Removing tiles from the bathroom wall
The first step is to prepare the place around. Removing tiles is a very dirty job. Bringing trash bags, and placing nylon on the ground is a good idea. Put yourself in old clothes and use a protective pair of glasses, gloves, helmet, and boots. Make sure that your safety equipment is new and not damaged.Clean up the bathroom from any furniture. Get the tools you need from a certified place to make sure that they are all in good condition.
Here is how to remove tiles from bathroom wall:
Remove the floor tiles
Here is a videos on how to remove floor tiles:
How to remove the grout from the tiles
How to remove the grout from the tile surface
To remove the grout from the tiles get a damped cloth with warm water and put it over the tile. Then delicately with a small wire scrub the grout. When there is no more grout, leave the tiles to dry.
How to remove bathtub or shower tiles?
In this video you will see how to remove bathtub or shower tiles – step by step:
Tile removal tool
The most commonly used tools are:
– floor scraper
– power tool
– air hammer etc.
Check your local tool shops and ask the workers there what are the best tools to use in your case.
How to remove ceramic floor tiles with a power tool
This video is an example of how to remove ceramic tiles with power tools, the right way :
We hope that this blog post was helpful for you.