Removing 1950s bathroom wall tile. Keep reading to see what I mean. Card board should suffice. Just remove enough to get a smooth flat surface for the new tile. Work the putty knife or plaster spatula in and out behind the tile in a cutting like motion around each side of the tile to loosen it from the wall. This hides the damaged bottom row of tile. The walls above the tile were standard plasterboard. This will help loosen the tile and make it easier to pry free. Before you choose any new hard finishes or paint colours you cannot ignore what is staying and simply install white anything countertops tile wall colour etc.
Then scrape the wall with a metal scraper or a putty knife removing the adhesives. Just remove enough to get a smooth flat surface for the new tile. Starting from the bottom place the chisel on the edge of the tiles and tap it with a hammer. There is no need to remove all of it. We embraced the retro feel of it. But removing bathroom tile is a long arduous and often expensive process.
Set includes 12 inch 34 inch 1 inch and 1 12 inch scraper. There is no need to remove all of it. It all went out the window in cleanup bags. This will help loosen the tile and make it easier to pry free. I have a 1956 MCM ranch and there was no way I wanted a 1950s bathroom with issues behind the walls. And that means not the specific shape and form but also specific materials should be used.