Can you tile over Brick Pavers?

Old 03-27-08, 07:55 AM
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Can you tile over Brick Pavers?

The brick pavers on my front porch are "spalling" and I would like to know if it is good practice to tile over the brick? I have plenty of space for the added height of the tile to my threshold. Thank you.
Old 03-27-08, 08:58 AM
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brick pavers are typically just laid in place with sand/dry morter to keep them from moving. While this is fine for pavers - it does not provide a stable surface for a tile application.

Pull up a few bricks and see if you have any sort of substrate (ie concrete walkway/patio) underneath that would provide a proper base for your proposed project.

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