Ceramic wall tile


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Old 10-11-12, 12:43 PM
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Ceramic wall tile

I have old 1950's style tile on half my bathroom wall. I would like to install new ceramic tile ( which I have done before). My question is can you place new tile over old tile?
 
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Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

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Old 10-11-12, 02:15 PM
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With all due respect, there ain't no way I would tile over existing 1950's tile. First, it was put up over sheetrock, which is a poor substrate, and could have mold and water damage at some point. Second, the new tile would protrude proud of the old tile making trim a bear, as well as the water supply fixtures needing to be extended, possibly.
 
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Old 10-11-12, 02:25 PM
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Might work, might not - IMO, not worth the risk and I would remove the old tile first.
 
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Old 10-12-12, 11:53 AM
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Thanks for the input looks like I need to pull it down to the studs
 
 

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