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Removing Outdoor Carpet Glue


Name: Elizabeth  City:

Question: I am attempting to remove the outdoor carpet on my porch. I am not sure of the condition of the concrete underneath. The carpet is the short fake green and is in bad condition. I want to paint it with pool paint with no skid surfaces on the walking area. My question is how do i remove the glue. I have looked all over the internet and understand it is not an easy task but have gotten no definite directions or what products work best.


Name: Emily McBurney | Date: June 29, 2004, 19:30
Answer: I have the same question however my glue problem is inside and is the glue used to keep the carpet pad in place...


Name: Sarah | Date: July 12, 2004, 19:00
Answer: I havent tried it but I found an answer on another site. Once the carpet is up, use a solvent such as De-Solv-It or Jasco Adhesive Remover to clean away the old glue from the concrete.


Name: tim | Date: August 13, 2004, 15:56
Answer: if you go to home depot that carry a carpet glue remover in the paint section


Name: Charlie | Date: August 27, 2004, 16:26
Answer: At this point the glue is probably dry as dust. Use a floor (wide razor type blade) scraper, or a spade or a flat shovel. For any remaining glue streaks you won't want to bleed through the paint, use a sander. Broom it clean and you're ready for paint. PRESTO! http://www.ctenterprises333.com/floors.htm