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gramet

08:45AM | 01/09/05
Member Since: 01/06/05
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help, our project is to cover 1950's ceramic 4x4" bathroom wall time without having to chisel it off. Between four and five years ago a guest on the Oprah show described a product to trowel over the surface of wall tile that would not only cover, but "stick", as in staying put. We have not been able to follow up on that product and are seeking info from anyone who has successfully completed a similar treatment and the product used. We do not require a perfectly smooth surface, but will be content with a textured surface result. Help??

k2

05:32AM | 01/10/05
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
Howdy gramet,

You might consider posting to the "Floor and Tile" forum--more folks might see it than this little out-of-the-way forum :)

I personally haven't heard of this product. I've also heard of sheet-plastic kind of products for "cover up" (I haven't used those either).

I have done tile jobs before, however. Not for everyone, but I think many homeowners can tackle it as a DIY project. As I'm sure you know, it's messy and time consuming. If the tile's affixed to wallboard, tile doesn't so much get "chiseled off" as chunks of tile and wallboard get removed together. Could be a rewarding job if done properly--but again, sounds like you're trying to avoid this and I can understand why!

Good luck; please post back your experiences if you try these products.

Regards,

-k2 in CO

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