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Old 03-27-2008, 01:11 PM   #1
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I want to put tile down on a cement basement floor, is there anything I have to do to prep that floor before I begin?

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Old 03-27-2008, 02:20 PM   #2
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Nothin' special unless there are cracks.

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Old 03-27-2008, 04:37 PM   #3
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Clean it with muriatic acid, then wash off with clean water
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Wouldn't do that!
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Old 03-27-2008, 05:45 PM   #5
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Why not? I would had thought you would want to clean the cement floor before installing the tile. Any dust and dirt will stop the tile from sticking, wont it?
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.....and using Muriatic Acid indoors without any experienced and proper equipment will stop the lungs from functioning.

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