Can all tiles be used on walls and floors?
The simple answer to this no. Walls tiles are not suitable for use on a floor. However many tiles are multi-use for walls and floors. You just need to check they are suitable for use on a floor, then they can be used on walls.
Can I add a gloss finish to my natural stone tiles?
Yes, by using LTP Ironwax Gloss you can add a gloss finish to natural stone. It can be used on travertine, limestone, sandstone, slate unpolished marble, terracotta, Quarry tiles, bricks, terrazzo and concrete.
Can I install tiles on top of existing tiles?
In most cases you can if the existing tiles are sound and the substrate they are fixed to is sound. However, using the correct adhesive to achieve this is very important. Installing tiles on top of existing tiles does have it’s issues though.
Can I tile on painted walls?
Unfortunately painted surfaces are generally not suitable for tiling. A detailed examination of the painted surface should be made to decide whether it is suitable. Emulsion paint, lime-wash, distemper and similar finishes should be removed since they can possess poor adhesion to backing.
Can I use PVA to prime a surface before tiling?
No, you should never use PVA to prime a surface before tiling.