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The front row of tiles on my doorstep came away due to frost. Underneath I can now see the brickwork. What should I use to re-cover the bricks so I can put the tiles back?

Anonymous user 16 April 2011 - 7.22 PM

There are 14 tiles I need to put back, and they're about 6 x 6". The exposed brick is also uneven but I think quite solid.

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Anonymous user

clean off all loose debris ,refit the tiles using a mortar mix {sand and cement}..wet the bricks first so the mortar does not dry out to quick ..good luck

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Anonymous user

I would clean of all loose material and replace any bad bricks first, then give the base a good coat of sbr slurry. If you can clean your existing tiles, then depending on the thickness of bed, use either a good quality tile adhesive or a sand/cement mix, to rebed the tiles. When all set and dry grout the joints.

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Anonymous user

Suggest you insulate with jablite and screed over in sand and cement so frost cannot breach the tiles.

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