If there are no cracks in the grout or cracked tile, then you could entertain the idea of going over the old with new. The additional height relati...
TileguybobMember since 07/03/05
Deflection isn't an issue as this is a cement slab on grade. Do you have some replacement pieces of tile? I would get the installer back and hav...
Is it every tile on the floor cracked or every tile in one row cracked? We will need to ask a few questions to get a good picture of what it looks ...
If the cement under the shower floor tiles is wet after five days of non-use I have a strong hunch that there is noo preslope built in under the ti...
Probably a good impregnating sealer and color enhancer will work. Try www.aquamix.com and look at their product line.
Probably not a good idea as the indentations in the grout lines will show through over time. If you flash the grout joints and sand the edges smoot...
What kind of tile is it? You said ceramic, but ceramic tile comes with a glaze coating on it.
As far as the tile size or pattern making a room look larger, I just dont see it, but it could be just me. A 5x5 room with a vanity and toilet in i...
You hit the bullseye. If the subfloor isn't up to snuff then any tile will crack. It could be the size and or spacing of the joists, it could be th...
If the plywood you are looking at is 1/4" luan it HAS to come out, no way around it. If it is plywood, not OSB, not pressboard and not luan you. ma...
Asbestos fibers only become dangerous when they are floating in the air, dry scraping a floor will put them airborn and the drilling sure could hav...
The building code gurus have declared that greenboard is longer acceptable for use in the wet area of a tub or shower surround. And with good reaso...
Both have similar methods of operation and look alike as well, customer service and tech help is about the same. As they are direct competitors I b...
Terry, It can be done for looks or for function. If the ceiling is high it wont need the tile but it may look nice. A low ceiling will get spray...
In the long run it may be better to lift that subfloor and replace it. The black adhesive, depending on how old it is may contain some asbestos. ...
The spacing between the tiles is at 1/16" but it looks like 1/8" because the tile have a beveled edge that gets filled with grout so it looks wider...
Simply put, the particle board must come out wherever it would be under the new tile and the hardwood must come out and be replaced with plywood be...
You have to be careful about what kind of cleaners yoyu use on stonne tile as some may etch the stone or dull the polished surface. A professional ...