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Old 11-17-2010, 04:49 PM   #1
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how many times can I put down tile over tile?
It already has two layers.

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Old 11-18-2010, 03:46 PM   #2
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I'm not an expert on this but I think that 2 layers of tile would be the maximum and if you want to install new tiles you'll have to remove everything down to the sub floor. That's what I would do at least. IMO removing old tile is much easier than removing linoleum (which I did in my kitchen/nook and took 2 weeks to finish).

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Old 11-18-2010, 06:40 PM   #3
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how many times can I put down tile over tile?
It already has two layers.
What are your structural load ratings for your home? That's where you should start. You may already be asking for structural problems.
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