How to Remove Tile Countertops?


To remove tile countertops, you will first need to pry off an edge tile. These are typically called bull nose tiles. Once you've removed the edge tiles, you can use a pry bar to remove the field tiles. You can also use a hammer to break the tiles if you will be replacing the sub-surface as well.
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How to Remove a Countertop Tile
Tile countertops can make a great alternative to granite or other solid surface counters. Since each tile is set individually, you can remove them again individually, as well, if a tile breaks and needs to be replaced. You may use one of two methods to... More »
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