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Kento

09:01AM | 10/16/03
Member Since: 10/13/03
1 lifetime posts
Bvflooring
My second floor condo has a concrete base. In the kitchen, vinyl sheeting was glued directly to concrete. Can I just lay ceramic tile 12" over this vinyl? My neighbor recently removed his vinyl with a scraper and really gouged his concrete. I would really like to avoid this senerio if possible. Any thoughts, suggestions, etc. would be most appreciated

Glenn Good

01:34PM | 10/16/03
Member Since: 09/10/03
320 lifetime posts
Remove the vinyl. Do not try to install ceramic tile over it.

Glenn www.consultationdirect.com

Floorcraft

04:07PM | 10/16/03
Member Since: 08/27/03
255 lifetime posts
I agree fully.

carpetman

08:12PM | 10/16/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
549 lifetime posts
i'm going to give you a differant opinion.if your vinyl is well glued down,just lay over the top.all the vinyl will do is act as a moisture barrier. just lightly sand the top of the vinyl to rough it up a little (dont break through to the backing)...custom building products (available at Home Depot)make a thin set mortar"flexbond premium flexible bonding mortar" to go directly over lino/vinyl....good luck
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