How to Remove Thinset From the Wall?

Answer Removing tile from a wall is a project in itself. Unfortunately, the thinset often remains behind, creating another problem to conquer in your home improvement project. Thinset is an adhesive used ... Read More »

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Do i use thinset on tiles for a wall?

You can use thin-set on the wall, just like the floor. The trowel size is different though. A latex modified thin-set with 3/16 x 5/32 V - notch trowel is most common for tile up to 12" on the wall.

How to Remove an Existing Thinset?

After removing tiles, it is necessary to remove the left over thinset adhesive used to bind the tile to the floor surface. When thinset dries, it becomes extremely hard. A large amount comes away w... Read More »

How do I use a grinder to remove thinset from concrete?

PreparationPut on safety glasses before starting any work; operating an angle-grinder to remove any masonry material can create high-speed flying debris that can severely injure your eyes without t... Read More »

How can you remove thinset haze from unpolished porcelain tile?

Mix a solution of 1 part water and 1 part 5% white vinegar. Apply with a soft cotton cloth. Then rinse with clean water. If that doesn't work, slowly increase the ratio of vinegar to water. Straigh... Read More »