How to Install Ceramic Tile Over Wood Decking?

Answer Ceramic tile should be laid over surfaces that are solid, flat and inflexible, since movement under the tile can cause cracks. As such, wood decking is not the preferred base for ceramic tile. Howe... Read More »

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Can you install ceramic tile on exterior wood door?

I install tile in the Opelika, AL area, and I wouldn't recommend it but if the door is flat and smooth (but rough enough for mastic to bond to it) then it is logically possible. I would recommend g... Read More »

Can you install a wood floor over an existing ceramic tile floor?

Answer No. Generally wood flooring needs to be nailed down. You may be able to get away with installing a floating laminate floor over the tile, but I would check with the maker of the laminate flo... Read More »

Can I install ceramic tiles over ceramic tile flooring?

I don't think I would, if it is a shiny glazed tile in place now, There wont be a bond between the old and new tiles. If the current tile is a rough slate tile, maybe. Check the recommedations of... Read More »

Do you install ceramic wall tile or floor tile first?

Ceramic tile walls should be placed and set before a tile floor is put down. This practice is largely to avoid the scuffs and other hazards that wall tiling would pose to your newly-laid floor. If ... Read More »