Over tiling

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Over tiling

Postby Rummii » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:07 am

Hi all as anyone laid tiles on top of existing tiles here in Spain .....I used to do this in uk but just wondered if anyone could suggest correct adhesive for this as there seems so much choice here ....thanks

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Re: Over tiling

Postby country boy » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:35 am

Floors or walls? Indoors or out?

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Re: Over tiling

Postby costakid » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:21 pm

As long as the old ones are still solidly stuck to the surface you will be ok

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Re: Over tiling

Postby Rummii » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:18 pm

Hi internal and floor want advice on which adhesives if anyone had done it thanks

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Re: Over tiling

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Re: Over tiling

Postby olive » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:32 pm

We have had varying degrees of success.

More recently we used - clean tiles, brush pva solution and use swimming pool tile adhesive ( from memory about 6 euros a sack). Works great for floor tiles.

Had less success on wall tiles in a bathroom which ended up held in place by physics rather than glue. Had to dismantle, clean, score the old tiles and use pva and pool tule glue. Still fine ten years on in a damp environment that gets full sun so has big temp range.

Given time again , I would knock off wall tiles . Floor tiles would do same again.

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Re: Over tiling

Postby DTG_LDN » Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:13 am

It's definitely acceptable to tile over existing tiles. However, it's extremely important that you consider the condition of your existing tiles and this will determine whether or not it will be fine to tile over!


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