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Old 01-09-2013, 11:33 AM   #1
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Hi guys, I just recently had my foundation repaired and in the process I have a hairline crack in a couple of the kitchen floor tiles. Is their a quick fix for this or does the tile need to be replaced? Thanks again.

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Hi guys, I just recently had my foundation repaired and in the process I have a hairline crack in a couple of the kitchen floor tiles. Is their a quick fix for this or does the tile need to be replaced? Thanks again.
Crack in the grout or crack in the actual tile?

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It's the tile
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There is no "fix". They need to come out and be replaced.
Remove the grout, crack the tile in an X pattern with a brick chisle, remove the tile, clean up the floor and use thin set to set new tiles.
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There is no "fix". They need to come out and be replaced.
Remove the grout, crack the tile in an X pattern with a brick chisle, remove the tile, clean up the floor and use thin set to set new tiles.
Thanks joe, that's what I thought. I figured I better ask before I start bustin tiles up! Thanks again.
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There is no "fix". They need to come out and be replaced.
Remove the grout, crack the tile in an X pattern with a brick chisle, remove the tile, clean up the floor and use thin set to set new tiles.
This is step #2.
Step #1 is locate replacement tiles. If you don't have a couple of extra tiles in the garage or somewhere, find replacements before you start breaking up the old ones. A tight hairline crack may be easier to live with than a bad match.

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