There are many simple ways to remove adhesive from a hardwood floor. A hardwood floor can be hidden for years by a carpet or other material. Trends change and what was once covered over might now be the ideal floor to restore.
A wonderful quality of wood is that it can be restored back to its original beauty. Incidents can also happen and there may be many other reasons why it is desirable to learn how to remove hardwood floor adhesive.
4 Simple Steps to Remove Hardwood Floor Adhesive:
- Prepare the area
- Remove the main bulk of adhesive from the surface
- Freeze the surface
- Complete the removal
Preparing The Area
Give yourself a clean area to work with. Sweeping the floor will remove much of the dirt and dust that can hinder the adhesive removal process. After the floor is clear, wash it clean with warm soap-liquid water, so that it is in the ideal state for the work to begin.
Cleaning and removing the surface adhesive
Get the adhesive back to liquid form by using hot water. Cover a reasonable area of the floor with clean towels and pour boiling hot water over the towels.