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03-16-10, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Bandit

Thanks Johnny! I'll stay away from the...

Thanks Johnny!

I'll stay away from the solvents and strip it mechanically, and then I'll read up on SLCs, because I'd much prefer to level it holistically with an SLC rather than patch it.
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03-16-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 30,260
Posted By Bandit

Johnny, Other than some minor (1/4" to 3/8")...

Johnny,

Other than some minor (1/4" to 3/8") areas of inconsistency on the surface (i.e., low or high areas that are un-level), there are no visible cracks or other issues with the slab. Its just...
03-15-10, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 30,260
Posted By Bandit

XLNT! Many thanx mgmine! I wasn't aware that...

XLNT!

Many thanx mgmine! I wasn't aware that they made such a material (i.e., self-leveling compounds). I'll look into that right away. Sounds like the ticket!

However, this business about the...
03-14-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 30,260
Posted By Bandit

Laying ceramic tile over uneven concrete?

Greetings Everyone!

I'm an amateur or non-professional (i.e., a homeowner) with an internal entryway comprised of a small (4' X 6') concrete pad that was poured way back in 1969/70, and I'd like...
08-26-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Thanks Snugy, thanks Johnny! No worries! And good...

Thanks Snugy, thanks Johnny! No worries! And good luck to you as well.
08-25-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Nope, I don't visit these sites (on-line forums)...

Nope, I don't visit these sites (on-line forums) for the purposes of advising others. I'm here to learn from those who've gone before me and already experienced the same journey. That's the true...
08-24-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Yup, will do! It'll probably a few weeks before...

Yup, will do! It'll probably a few weeks before we get it all completely, but I'll gladly do so once done.

Actually, I'm pretty psyched about it. Its a bit hard to describe our floor plan...
08-24-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Thanx again Chandler, Yup, excellent points...

Thanx again Chandler,

Yup, excellent points on the potential for vinyl tiles and existing adhesive to swell, warp or loosen from water absorption in the thin set. I had NOT thought of that, and I...
08-24-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Thanx HotinOKC, The spray bottle with dust...

Thanx HotinOKC,

The spray bottle with dust mask is certainly advisable, but I'm not so sure about your assessment on "minimal" risk. My father-in-law married a woman (a widow) ten years ago that...
08-24-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Chandler . . . Thanks for your response but...

Chandler . . .

Thanks for your response but I'm afraid you lost me? Are you saying that you think its O.K. to lay the ceramic tiles over the existing linoleum (if properly cleaned and etched)...
08-24-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bandit

Ceramic Tiles Over Linoleum (Cement Board or Not?)

Greetings Folks,

We could sure use some expert guidance here . . .

We're homeowners with a 40-year old (original) kitchen floor that is comprised of smooth, seemingly flat and exceptionally...
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