scraping rubber backing

Old 03-22-01, 10:27 PM
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im replacing the carpeting on the kitchen floor and have remove the carpeting but the rubber backing was glued to floor and i want to know the best way to remove the rubber backing stuck to floor? thanks for your help
Old 03-24-01, 06:16 AM
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Removing carpet foam backing

The easiest and safest way of doing this project is to use the PEEL AWAY 5 stripping product. It needs a dwell time of about 2/3 hours but it will effortlessly remove the adhesive and backing for you
Old 03-24-01, 08:18 AM
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Is it a concrete or wood subfloor under the rubber back?
Becareful using strippers like hy suggested. They will leave a residue that needs to be cleaned off real good, or the glue will not hold when installing the new carpet. The strippers will soak into a wood subfloor and you will be up the creek. I use a wire brush on wood subfloors and a razor scraper on concrete.

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