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Unread 02-20-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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Dust to dust

Removed LOTS of old tile with hammer drill, worked on the thinset with sander.

What advice do you have for the dust? Is it going to ruin a vacuum or shopvac? It is at least 1/4" deep on things that weren't removed in the time crunch.
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You can use a trowel or such to shovel the larger piles of dust, but then its the shop vac to save the day. A shop vac hose can develop a serious static electrical charge when vacuuming tons of dust. To solve that problem, take an extra extension cord, plug in the male end and wrap the rest of the cord around the intake hose. Leave the female end unused. Tape the cord to the hose in a few spots. You don't have to do a super duper job. The extension cord will pick up the static charge and ground it to the home's grounding system.

A few filters will be needed. Tap them out to clean them, dry. Don't use water to clean them as that will cake the dust into the filter and they take a day or two to dry thoroughly.
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