Tiled Fireplace


Old 04-15-00, 08:14 PM
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I have just bought a new house and it has terrible tiles all around it. I would love to put stones/cement over the tiles. Is this possible or how should I go about this. I would so appreciate any advice. Thanks.
Old 04-23-00, 07:42 PM
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You can apply one material over another. Make sure the tile is solid and sound first. Also you must consider waterproofing if it is outside or in a bathroom.

Things to think about are footing or base, mechanical ties to vertical sub-straights and waterproofing.

Sometimes it is better to remove a layer before applying a new one.

Plumb & Level Masonry

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[This message has been edited by Plumb & Level Masonry (edited April 23, 2000).]

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