Easiest way to remove glue from hardwood on cement floor?

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Engineered hardwood glued to cement slab, so tenacious some of the cement is coming up with the hardwood removal.

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  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Dec 25, 2017
    Have you tried a heat gun to soften the glue and use a plastic spatula to pry it off.

  • William William on Dec 25, 2017
    The way I have done similar is use a long handle ice scraper. Then use latex modified floor leveling cement.

  • Shoshana Shoshana on Dec 26, 2017
    You can use an adhesive remover-apply to the floor and let it soak a couple of hours and then use a scraper to remove.

  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Dec 26, 2017
    Didn't know there was 330 sqft. We had the luxury vinyl laid down after the engineered hardwood was on cement. We had the flooring company come out and they used a machine to get it up. I tried myself, but way too big a job and it was splintering everywhere. I believe you can rent such a machine at HD or Lowes if you want to do it yourself.