tile over tile

Old 12-23-00, 02:49 PM
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If a saltillo tile floor has been properly installed, can ceramic tile be installed using a mud base without removing the old tile?
Old 12-23-00, 04:11 PM
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The short answer is yes. You can strip the Saltillo of its finish and bond a floor leveler to it (many are self-bonding). Then go over everything with new thin set adhesive and tile.

The problem will be with the height increase. Otherwise, no problemo.



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