I am buying a condo with a tile-over-concrete floor. Is it possible to remove the tile and re-surface with concrete to get that industrial smooth concrete floor look? Is this done with "regular" concrete of some type of epoxied specialty mix? What should I expect in terms of cost, compared to removing the existing tile and just replacing it with a different tile? Length of time from start to finish (done by a professional)?
The existing tile is 6" square and is a dark terracotta color. I'm not sure if it is truly terracotta or if it is ceramic.
How is the tile removed? Is this something I could do myself if the proper tools are available for rental?
Info and links will be appreciated as are stories of personal experience. If anyone knows of a qualified contractor in the US Virgin Islands (St. Thomas), that info would also be helpful.
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