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Old 06-04-2013, 05:03 PM   #189
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Originally Posted by Grizzly6 View Post
Why would you spend the time stripping it off? if you are installing on concrete I am assuming you are using a floating style hardwood floor. Save your time and place the membrane over the adhesive and then lay the floor.

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Well, I'm not scraping the entire thing and getting it all down to nice and shiny concrete. But whoever installed this carpet didn't do a very good job, or they applied more adhesive to old adhesive they didn't bother to get up because there are quite a few high spots or areas with really thick amounts piled up. So, I'm mainly just giving it a once over and really tackling the trouble spots hard, which there are many, because as you said I am using a floating floor so it doesn't have to be absolutely perfect.
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