The framers of my new house got some Liquid Nails (construction adhesive)
on the concrete floor of the kitchen, and I need to remove
it (we're acid-staining the concrete). Anyone know what solvents
would dissolve this stuff? I can't pry it off.
There are two flavors (formulas) for Liquid Nails, the original
and a newer water-based kind. I prefer the original -- seems
to set up faster -- and can only comment on that.
The solvent is mineral spirits, according to the label on the
tube, and I've used that to clean up some excess goo. But
first, use a knife or razor to cut out as much as possible because
it takes a LOT of elbow grease with mineral spirits.
However, with the porous concrete you may not have much
luck. Give it a try.
Look for a product called "Liquid Claw Hammer." (Sorry, couldn't
Seriously though, I have had moderate success in letting it dry for a
while, then using a (sharp) paint scraper. You might try hardening it
with some ice, then scraping it.
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