Tiling Question

I am removing all the old tiles from my bathroom prior to retiling - what should i use to level the walls before putting the new tiles on?

6 Answers

Best Answer

hi ..you can use a bonding coat of plaster ..but i would seriously consider getting a decent plasterer in to level it for you as you could end up having an even more uneven wall if you have no experience and then have a nightmare with trying to tile walls ...good luck

Answered 11th May 2011

KBPLASTERING AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Member since 30 Sep 2008

If your walls not to far out of level, then pva and skim, let it all dry out before tiling.
I wouldnt advise pva on a skimmed wall prior to tiling, its water based and when tile adhesive is applied it reactivates it.

Answered 11th May 2011

B J D BUILDING/ROOFING

Member since 29 Oct 2008

You can use either bonding or hardwall, to get better results need to prime the wall 1st with pva.

Answered 11th May 2011

GT Renovation

Member since 5 Nov 2009

If your walls are plasterboard and in poor condition , it's often easier and cheaper to pull off the boards and replace them, on your solid walls a skim coat of plaster would straighten up the damage.
regards Mark

Answered 12th May 2011

Pro Finishing Services

Member since 12 Jan 2010

Personally i would"nt advise tiling onto bonding!

Answered 23rd May 2011

L&B Tiling & Plastering

Member since 19 May 2011

HI YOU CAN USE BROWNING FOR THIS , THIS CAN BE PURCHASED AT ANY BUILDERS MERCHANT OR BQ. MAKE SURE YOU PVA THE WALLS FIRST SO THAT THE BROWNING HAS SOMETHING TO KEYS TO AND JUST AS A PRECAUTION I ALWAYS PVA WHERE I AM AM GOING TO TILE. HOPE THIS WAS A HELP .
THANKS DAMIAN.

Answered 11th May 2011

D.A.PROPERTIES.

Member since 20 Jan 2009

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