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Old 04-01-2012, 08:52 AM   #1
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can i grout tile over tile around fireplace?

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I doubt you would ever get the tile to lay flat that way. If it was mine I would go over it with tile board first then the tile. Use Tap Con Screws.

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Depends on what kind of tile surface it is. Try testing your idea by bonding a piece of tile on there with modified thin-set (spread thinset on existing tile) and let it sit for a day. The next day you tear it off and if all the thinset is sticking to the new tile instead of the old tile, then you know it won't work and you will have to rip it out.
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An absolute and resounding "YES" is the answer to that question.
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An absolute and resounding "YES" is the answer to that question.

I wouldn't ever suggest tile over tile unless you take the finish off the top of the existing tile.
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