# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 1386772401

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Remove vinyl tile, using heat.

Definition

Removal should include
  • selecting PPE, materials, and tools
  • using a heat gun to apply heat to the tile until softened
  • sliding a putty knife under the tile to pry it loose from floor
  • scraping old adhesive from the surface.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the relevant safety precautions/procedures to follow when removing vinyl tile, using heat?
  • What PPE is necessary when removing vinyl tile, using heat?
  • How does the application of heat work to remove tile?