You will need
- grinding machine;
- - chisel;
- - spatula;
- - Bulgarian;
- - sandpaper;
- - stepladder;
- - gloves;
- - putty;
- - primer.
For removing glue from the ceiling, use with a grinding machine with sand paper or grinder, securing a special drive. This work is quite dusty, so open all the Windows and doors, wear a respirator, goggles and gloves.
To dust less, moisten the entire surface of the ceiling with clean water. The glue is impossible to impregnate at once, so liberally, rinse it several times. Special tools allow you to cope with the cleaning of the surface fast enough. If the ceiling tile was glued on a cement slab, to conduct additional sealer is not necessary. If you plan to spend a different finish, and not to stick the new tiles, level the surface with a special primer, give it time to dry completely and proceed with finishing.
Without special tools, use handy tools: chisel, wire brush, steel spatula. Remove the adhesive on the ceiling is very difficult, not only because it is quite firmly held, but also for the reason that just uncomfortable. If you attach to an iron spatula long handle, you don't have to constantly move the ladder to get to the next area of the ceiling. Almost the entire layer of glue you clean while on the floor without using a ladder.
With a spatula you will not be able to clean hard to reach places, so use a chisel. With the help of a chisel and a stepladder you be able to completely remove adhesive residue, cleaning the ceiling piece by piece, after which you can carry out the subsequent finishing.
Irregularities greater than 2 mm fill, if the drops on the ceiling after removal of the adhesive does not exceed 2 mm, just enough to Prime the surface in 2-3 layers, allow time to dry the primer within 48 hours and proceed to the subsequent finishing.
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.