Mastic Remover


For Concrete (BEAN-e-doo)

Tackle remodeling an old concrete surface covered with old mastic and adhesives like a pro! BLUE BEAR Mastic Remover for Concrete Surfaces is an effective green choice to easily remove old black mastics under tiles and glues and adhesives under carpet. Home owners can safely restore concrete back to a smooth surface for creative decorating.

  • Effectively removes newer mastics, layered adhesives, even 50+ year old glues
  • Removes asbestos/black mastic, vinyl glue, ceramic mastic, traditional carpet adhesive
  • Non-caustic, no toxic fumes, biodegradable
  • Made from soy, eco-friendly
  • Safe and easy to use indoors, in private homes and occupied areas
  • Virtually no odor


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Apply Mastic Remover directly on the concrete surface. Spread Mastic Remover around with a straw broom, long handled brush or squeegee using light pressure. If applying to mastic with trowel ridges, cover all trowel ridges with product. Allow Mastic Remover to sit until mastic softens. (Generally asbestos/black mastics will soften in 1-2 hours, and vinyl or acrylic mastics will soften in 4-8 hours.) After mastic has softened, remove with a long handled scraper or squeegee. Reapply if necessary.

Clean Up:
Clean remaining thin residue with BLUE BEAR General Purpose Degreaser or water using a scrub brush and/or mop or power washer. Allow surface to dry before further preparations.

Residue Test:
After rinsing, apply water to various small areas on the concrete and rub with fingers. If water turns cloudy white, it indicates there is Mastic Remover remaining on the surface. Repeat clean up steps and retest.

Test Area:
Due to variances in surfaces and conditions, always test in a small, inconspicuous area before using on complete project.


One gallon will generally cover between 100-200 sq. ft. Many customers report getting up to 200 sq. ft. per gallon.

Usage Tips From The Pros:

  • Use a commercial sprayer or metal watering can to apply Mastic Remover in large areas.
  • Protect floor drains and areas where product would naturally flow on uneven surfaces with sand, Oil-Dri, or kitty liter.
  • A rotary floor machine used on a low RPM speed helps during the water/degreaser clean up steps. Use only after scraping up softened mastic.

Safe for use on: Concrete.

pH Level: 6.5

VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) 2.3%, .06 lb/g, 20 g/l


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