To get dried thinset off the top of your tiles scrub away as much of it as you can with warm soapy water and a sponge.
Removing tile from concrete wall.
To do that you will need that hammer we talked about.
Chip the grout along the grout lines use a ball peen or masonry hammer and cold chisel to tap the pieces free.
These pieces should break off fairly easy.
Wipe the tiles dry with a rag then scrub them again with the textured side of a kitchen sponge.
If the walls were covered with a latex waterproofing the tile will be much easier to remove and should pop.
Step 1 chiseling up tiles first things first you need to work the chisel that connects the tiles and concrete.
Before you remove the mesh and mortar of a mud wall you must first deal with the tile.
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Removing tile from concrete will require you to use your strength to the fullest because you have to knock the tiles out instead of them coming out without any real force.
Work the chisel between the tiles and the concrete hammering them up with a 2 lb.
In some cases the only way to tear out the ceramic tile is with heavy equipment such as a jackhammer or air chisel.
Ceramic porcelain marble and mosaic tiles for walls and floors can be removed by hand with the aid of a chisel and small 2 lb sledgehammer for instance but this can be a tiring job and doing it this way is time consuming and very hard work.
Continue chipping until you have removed the trim pieces and have exposed the top edge of the flat tile.
Once those tiles loosen pry them off.
This approach should let you save more of your tiles for reuse unless the tiles are unusually well adhered or a relatively recent installation.
Use a 3 4 or 1 in.
Always wear safety glasses when removing ceramic tile.
Tiles installed with thinset or another tile adhesive often require more work to remove them.
Chisel tiles away from the wall.
Masonry chisel and a 2 lb.
Give it a try by inserting a chisel putty knife or other flat tool in between the tile and the wall almost parallel to the wall.
Start at a broken tile or between tiles where the grout has loosened.
Work the chisel under the tiles forcing them loose.
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