Concrete Surface Preparation for Ceramic Tile?

Answer Ceramic floor tile requires a solid, unyielding surface as its underlayment, as any movement will cause the tiles to crack. Concrete is an excellent base for ceramic, but only if it's smooth and fl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Concrete Surface Preparation for Ceramic Tile

How much does it cost to remove ceramic floor tile Most contractors charge 2 - 2.50 sq ft the surface under the tile would also determine the final price such as concrete plywood vinyl etc?

"It is free if you do it yourself or if you want someone else to do it find a highschool kid to do for $20.00"...... This is a ridiculous answer from someone who is obviously not involved with cons... Read More »

Can I Lay Ceramic Tile Over Linoleum Over Concrete?

Ceramic tile can be laid over linoleum that is sitting over concrete. The linoleum must be both smooth and rigid for the ceramic tiles to be installed properly. If ceramic tiles are laid over a rou... Read More »

Can you lay ceramic tile on a concrete floor?

Yes, ceramic tile is commonly laid over concrete floors. Providing that any cracks in the floor are repaired and the concrete floor is level, you are ready to lay the tile. Spread thinset mortar us... Read More »

Can concrete be laid on top of ceramic tile?

You can lay concrete on top of ceramic tile if the condition of the tile is good and the surface is stable. Preseal the grout between the separate tiles to prevent the joints from absorbing moistur... Read More »