You will need
- - spatula;
- construction mixture;
- - garbage bags for 90-180 litres;
- - a bucket of water;
- - cellophane.
Before you begin, remove all the furniture from the room or cover it with plastic wrap. When removing the ceiling tile is a lot of dust and dirt, so bring to room all the necessary utensils: spatula, bags, ladder, dust mask and a bucket of water. Wear work clothes and cover tightly the door to the room, otherwise you will have to clean and all the rooms because dust has one feature – to penetrate everywhere. Don't forget to wear a respirator to protect the respiratory tract.
Start slowly with a spatula to scrape off the ceiling tiles. Since the foam is very easily destroyed, you will have to remove all the tiles in a short period of time. Do not try to scrape together with glue at once, it is better to remove after taking off the base layer. To remove tile adhesive, you need to put a bit of effort, scrape it together with a thin layer of plaster.
Dilute the mixture for cementing in a bucket of water. Fill the entire surface of the ceiling. If you are going to install a suspended or false ceiling, you can not adjust the surface, will still not be seen. If you are going to hang Wallpaper or paint, don't forget a well primed surface.
If you need to withdraw the entire tile, but only some part, gently pry the trowel the tile on all four sides. Then scrub it. Stick a new one in the cleaned place and press. But in this case, the color you just replaced the tiles may be slightly different, so it is recommended to wash the entire ceiling with the use of detergent.
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Advice 2 : How to remove adhesive from the ceiling
Before starting the decoration of the ceiling in the process of repair of an apartment, you should prepare it. Surface preparation required in any case, regardless of whether you will paint the ceiling, whitewash, Wallpaper or mounted on a new tile. Very great inconvenience arise if the ceiling has traces of old glue from the previous tiles or Wallpaper. In order to cope with the remnants of the glue, will have to work hard.
You will need
- - spatula;
- - sponge;
- - capacity (bucket);
- - hot water;
- - sandpaper;
- - step ladder.
If the ceiling pasted the old Wallpaper, remove them and remove the traces of glue. Wet the Wallpaper several times with hot water and separate from the ceiling by metal scraper or spatula. If the Wallpaper is bad wet, trim it to let the water easier penetrate into the material. Use to perform the work a step-ladder with a hook the steel wire on which it will be convenient to suspend the container of water.
If the old Wallpaper is not amenable to removal the first time, add the water a special structure to remove Wallpaper, which can be purchased at hardware stores. Wetted Wallpaper leave for a while (about half an hour), then re-moisten with water. To moisten the old Wallpaper is well suited brush or sponge large size.
Removing old Wallpaper remains, the ceiling surface, rinse with water using a wide brush. Brush water around 2-3 sq. m. surface and leave for a few minutes, the ceiling has absorbed moisture. Then a wide spatula to clean the surface from traces of paint and old adhesive. In some particularly difficult cases for removing paint and glue, it is advisable to use a special wire brush with metal bristles.
Now dilute the surface with a brush, well soaked in water to release the ceiling of the accretions of small particles and dust. Instead of a brush you can use a sponge of large size, attached to a long stick. Note that the old adhesive the paint is washed off with water, but dispersion paint should be scraped off.
Wash the cleaned surface of the ceiling with soap and water, dry and treat the sand paper.
When executing each stage of the work, avoid the rush. Do not try to remove the old adhesive at a time, divide the ceiling into sections and treat them methodically one after the other.