Home>Discussions>INTERIORS>Molding & Carpentry>Adding tile in bathroom with ceramic wall tiles
2 posts / 0 new
Last post
WellingtonSears
Adding tile in bathroom with ceramic wall tiles
WellingtonSears

So, I just moved in with my mother and am a bit of a novice when it comes to DIY things, but want do some remodeling, so I have a question regarding replacing a floor. We have a floor in our middle bathroom that is made of tiny ceramic tiles, and want to add a new floor, possibly vinyl. So, my question is, what kind of prep work would be necessary if adding on top of the ceramic. Would i have to thoroughly clean, level and, what im more concerned about, is would i have to remove the ceramic tiles on the perimeter of the wall, and base trim on the tub? Would it be easier to just remove the ceramic floor all together instead of laying new tile on top? Im just curious as to what the best course of action would be here, I took a few pics to display what I mean in regards to the trim and ceramic wall tiles. Thank you!

https://www.yogile.com/vqgi1rjp#41s

dj1
Re: Adding tile in bathroom with ceramic wall tiles
dj1

First you have to be decisive about what you want: new vinyl or new tile.

With the limited information you provided, it's hard to recommend, but I would remove the existing tiles out, and start from scratch.

What you do next depends on your sub floor or slab, your budget, your level of expertise, experience, etc.

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.