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Old 12-02-2005, 10:06 AM   #1
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Ceramic Tile on Drywall


I have a raised bathroom in my finished basement due to an upflush system. The step going up into the room is finished with drywall....Can I put ceramic tile onto the drywall as a toe kick going into the bathroom? Will the tile stay adhered to the wall or do I need to put something else there so it remains permanent? Thanlks

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Take down the rock and put up Durock or Hardibacker or some other brand of concrete board. Tile over that, you should be fine. BTW, tile isn't going to take a lot of "kicking" as a toe kick, but as long as you're easy on it, you'll be OK.

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jp called it, can't add more.
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They now have a special material that you can put on the sheetrock and then tile over it.
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