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I took up my living room rug and found this black tar type glue under the ancient tiles, which were under the rug. What's the best, safest, and easiest way to remove this glue? Thanks in advance.
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Hi Lori, the only thing that worked to get that gunk off of my floors was sanding it off and lots and lots of sand paper. it did work though!
There is a special pad with blades to remove mastic using a Diamabrush and a rental floor polisher... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI-8v5d3mqY&t=152s
We just did this, and we sanded it off. Then we painted the floor since the sanding did discolor the boards. I
You can use ice to freeze the tar or make it brittle and then gently use a plastic spoon to scrap or chip it off.