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Remove paint before tiling bathroom wall
Hi, Do I have to remove paint from the bathroom wall before tiling? The paint is ok and no peeling.
Its always good practice to remove paint before tiling regardless of condition, remember the weight of the tiles will the only be held to the wall via the paint? and cutting corners at this stage could cost you long term. Score the paint into sections using a stanley knife and scraped it of using a standard wall paper scraper. A few hours work now could be the difference between a whole job again later.
Answered 14th Aug 2012