· Gypsum plaster walls are good quality. Walls with this welladhered and dry plaster can support a maximum weight of 20kg/m². As a result, this wall could support ceramic tiles that are around 8mm in thickness, or stone tiles that are 7 mm in thickness. Tiling direct onto plasterboard, without plaster skim is more stable.
I booked a builder who sent me a quotation for repiping the sink taps into the wall vertically and the bath waste into the wall horizontally. He included plastering the pipes into the wall. The pipes have been repiped into the all but he niw says better not to plaster but to use tile adhesive to fill the holes to allow the pipes to move.
· When the tiles are pulled from this surface they will probably pull the plaster off the lats as the tile adhesive sticks better to the plaster than the plaster does to the wooden lats. If this occurs, I heavily recommend removing all the existing render lats and reboarding all of the affected walls.
Tiling onto plaster is relatively straightforward, provided you have prepared properly and use the right tools and products. Make sure you plan ahead to prevent any mistakes – take care with your setting out and ensure the surface is clean, dry, sound and flat.
BETTY: No, it's plastered. The wall – the house has been given a first coat of plaster and a second coat of plaster. LESLIE: And then the tile was put on top of that. BETTY: And then the tile was put on that and I don't want to do something to damage it.
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· Get scraping otherwise you will just have to put more plaster on to cover walls, and also the wet skim can lift the tile adhesive off and into your skim coat. Just wet the wall mate if lifts off the wall then scrape back if it is solid then you will get away with it.
Remove the glaze off existing tile with a sander or grinder for better adhesion then use a flexbond thinset by customs it acts as a crack isolation membrane also and apply a 1/8 to 1/4 coating over existing tile that makes your substrate stronger and a fresh new and clean suface to set use a POLYMERMODIFIED THINSET MORTAR ( the expensive bag)such as versabond by customs to .
Make sure that gypsum board/plaster board is strong enough to support the load from tiles and adhesive. 1. Expected load for tiling onto gypsum board should not exceed 32 kg/ m2. Recommended thickness of the board is at least mm. 2. Increase structural strength by bracing noggins to additional frames to be extra support. 3.
· The mortar used to install ceramic tiles creates a fast and strong bond between the tiles and the installation surface. Once dry, the mortar turns into a material that's as hard as concrete. Removing this mortar after removing the tiles can be a labor intensive, messy process.
· Tiling on plaster. If you have a tiling job to do in your bathroom and the walls have been skimmed with plaster you have to follow a few guidelines when installing tile to make sure you do not have a failure resulting in all the tiles coming off the wall.
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· However when removing the tiles I noticed that quite alot of plaster was coming off with the tiles. I have attached some photos to show you what I mean. Any help with regards to fixing the issue so that I can put on new tiles would be great.
· Wall tiles over white set plaster Hi All, About to start some wall tiling on my 70's unit separate toilet and bathroom but reading some conflicting info on the best way to go about this with rendered brick walls with top set plaster.