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Old 11-19-2011, 08:57 PM   #1
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I'm recarpeting my living room but would like to tile the entry from the back porch. Under the carpet is a brick veneer is what you would call it. It seems very structurally sound. My question is, can I tile right over that with an ultra flex mortar? Any prep before laying? Thx

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pictures would help--but it sounds like any good modified thinset should work.

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Old 11-20-2011, 12:43 PM   #3
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Of course if it really is just a thin veneer it may be very easy to remove its height of the final assembly was going to be a problem.
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Under the carpet is a brick veneer is what you would call it.
No, that's what YOU would call it, but what is it really? This brick product should be positively identified before you try to cover it with tile.
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Well, it's about an inch thick. Is that considered a veneer?
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So it is real live "pavers"?
What's between the "bricks"?
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Well I haven't torn any out, but from a spot on the edge where I can see down there a bit, it looks like a fairly thick mortar bed on top of plywood.
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What's between the "bricks"? (If anything)

Sounds as if they are pavers and they should be substantial if they are in a mortar bed. If they aren't moving then they should be safe to go over.
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If it were me I would pour Self Leveller over the bricks first. I doub't that will be very easy to apply tile to otherwise.

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