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Can bad condition tiles be covered t o improve presentation?

Posted by Ashley Dingle, on
We have some bad condition tiles around a bath/shower which we want to hide. Can these be covered with anything to improve appearance?
gavin royle

gavin royle

Plastic Cladding is used by our company on a regular basis, this comes in various designs and maybe stuck directly onto the tiles using the correct adhesive. hope this helps
Rafal Kaczynski

Rafal Kaczynski

Hi Ashley I am not going to suggest to fit old blanket or dust sheet behind as Others on this forum who has a lack of tiling knowledge I am affraid. The cheapes and quicker option could be shower splashback fitted on to existing tiles which if is fitted properly will last for ages. I have fitted showerwall systems and they were brillinat. Showerwall is the ultimate versatile easy to fit waterproof panelling system, with a moisture resistant MDF core and high-pressure laminate backing that's designed to deliver a smooth, watertight finish that's tough, hard-wearing, stain resistant and totally hygienic. I hope This can help Best regards Rafal
Tom Fahy

Tom Fahy

Good evening, My advise is to remove the existing tiles and replace them, if you tile over them it could cost you twice as much in the long run, check the wall behind is sound and firm, seal the wall with PVA glue and water to form a good surface for the adhesive to adder to especially if the wall behind is painted. Kind regards Bespoke contractors LTD
Michal Banas

Michal Banas

Best would be to remove existing tiles and get new ones. Would be wise to spend around £10 to £15 for proper bath & shower protection (polythene backed heavy duty dust sheet) and if you have any old blankets - they might come handy as well. All depends on condition of walls (brickwork or plasterboard) - it can be the case you will have to rebuild it quickly before new tiles.
Jack Savas

Jack Savas

Tiles cannot be covered but can be quite easily replaced. If its all around the shower/bath you can make a future wall/ frame with mosaic etc to make look good.
Benjamin Macann

Benjamin Macann

Dnt try to cover over old tiles problems will occur later on best thing to do is remove old tiles and replace with new tiles thanks ben
james taylor

james taylor

you can re-tile over existing tiles if they are not loose or you can buy those pvc or plastic cladding wich are designed for bathrooms hope this helps

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