Tiling over tile

Old 07-19-05, 11:48 PM
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Tiling over tile

I have a shower with dated 4 in. square tile. The tile is solid.I would like to change to a white 6 in. square tile. Can I tile over the existing tile and if so, what prep work must be done? Thanks for any help you can give.
Old 07-20-05, 01:46 PM
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If the olsd substrate behind them is drywall, now is a good time to just redo it.

If old mud walls and solid, no cracks, loose grout or sealers, use a good modified thinset, you might have to deal with the thicker edges where they end on the old tile.

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