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Hot bitumen must not be used as the fixing medium on asphalt substrates. It can be used on felt roofs but care must be taken with weather conditions and the application of bitumen to ensure that the whole of the tile surface is fully bonded. Cold bitumen should only be used to adhere tiles with the express approval of the manufacturer.


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Lay the groundwork for the new tile in stages. Generally speaking, thin-set adhesive (also known as thin-set mortar) is great for setting tiles in areas subject to moisture, like bathrooms, while ...


Why can't I tile over bitumen based waterproofing systems? TAL does not recommend tiling directly onto bitumen, or any bitumen-based compounds. This is largely due to plasticizer migration from the bitumen resulting in the deterioration of the integrity of the bitumen and tile …


The object being that thermo plastic tiles would seal the bitumen. Whereas vinyl wouldn't. Dulux tech centre advises that they don't have anything that would seal bitumen and from its nature suspect that it would bleed thro a thin screed (if it adheres properely).


I've been informed that before the new floor can be fitted, any remaining bitumen must be completely sealed and the floor levelled. I've heard two options for achieving this: 1. Remove parquet and some bitumen, seal the floor and remaining bitumen, then use …


Category: home and garden indoor environmental quality. 4.3/5 (4,610 Views . 35 Votes) It is used in a small percentage of built-up roofs (BUR), as underlayment with asphalt, wood, shake, and other shingles, or even gravel, since tar paper itself isn't particularly wind- …


The marley tiles should be removed an not bye you. As they contain a bit of asbestos in them that is dangerous for pepole. Do not remove the tiles if u dont no what u doing. Once the tiles are rumoved there will still be bitumen on the sub floor. U then primer the floor ready for latexing.


Can I Lay Stone Tiles on My Timber Floor? Yes. It's wise to strengthen the floor with plywood first though. You should also use a flexible floor tile adhesive and grout – this discourages tile cracking. Ensure the floor does not flex under the weight of the tiles.


When laying the tiles using carpet tile tackifier adhesive make sure you have carefully read the instructions on the rear of the tub before use. It is an off white liquid similar to PVA glue and can be applied by either roller or brush (1 litre of adhesive is enough to lay 24 - 28 tiles with total coverage).


Over time, asphalt—which was a main ingredient in asbestos tiles—can degrade and cause the tiles to look grimy or discolored in spots. Some of the flooring tiles have come off and you see ...


Can You Put New Shingles Over Old Ones? If you know it's time for a new shingle roof or even a tile roof on your home, you may have heard that you can just put a new layer of shingles over the existing one. But is this true? In short, the answer is yes, but doing so may not always be a good idea. In this article we'll explain: When roofing over your existing shingles can be a good idea


If your old ceramic tile is worn or dated, you can lay new tile right over the old, and avoid the huge job of tearing out the old tile. In fact, pros do it all the time. But this assumes that the floor underneath is solid (concrete) and that there are no cracks in the existing tile (indicating underlying problems in …


Learn a unique and time-saving way to apply ceramic tile directly on top of vinyl flooring. Visit Ron Hazelton's website for more home improvement projects: ...


Onduline sheets are not classified to External S.AA fire rating as required in UK Building Regulations for some classes of structure. We do not advise they can be used for cladding due to the dangers associated with the spread. It is recommended to exclude corrugated bitumen sheets …


Why can't I tile over bitumen based waterproofing systems? deterioration of the integrity of the bitumen and tile adhesive, and a failure of the installation.If tiling is to take place over a bitumen-based waterproofing system we recommend that a screed, of at least 70mm thickness, be applied over the bitumen.


1.Can I lay direct onto the old bitumen residue that is left on the concrete, no lumps left just thin residue. If so should I prime first with neoprene primer, then lay tiles. 2. Other area where parquet taking up will need levelling with SLC, what would be the procedure here neoprene primer, slc, tile.


Situation is I've got a concrete kitchen floor with thermoplastic tiles set on black (bitumen?) adhesive. Spoke to building control who confirmed that the bitumen is the only form of dpm. We want to lay vinyl sheet in the kitchen. Time, money, and space for increasing the floor level are tight unfortunately - but I need something which will work.


Levelling over mastic tiles. Hi all. I am wanting to lay new LVT click flooring in my hallway - only a small area (1.7m*1.5m ish). The subfloor is concrete... Self-levelling compound over bitumen over a large kitchen/dining room. We are getting our Marley tiles removed, which has left bitumen on the floor. The asbestos removal guy said we ...


The most skillfully laid tile floor can be ruined with a base that is not dimensionally stable. Many other types of floor coverings such as laminate or luxury vinyl tile have more flex and are more forgiving. But ceramic, porcelain, and glass tile, along with their service components of thinset and grout, are far too fragile to withstand even the slightest substrate movement.


brick pavers are typically just laid in place with sand/dry morter to keep them from moving. While this is fine for pavers - it does not provide a stable surface for a tile application. Pull up a few bricks and see if you have any sort of substrate (ie concrete walkway/patio) underneath that would provide a proper base for your proposed project.


The concern that many homeowners have is if their roof can actually support the weight of the clay or concrete tiles. Traditional asphalt/composite roofing shingles will weigh roughly 230 pounds per square (this is a 10′ x 10′ area). On the other hand, most tile roofing will range anywhere from 600 to almost 1,100 pounds per square.


laying chinese slate floor tiles on concrete bitumen floor marchyboy, 24 Jun 2006, in forum: Floors, Stairs and Lofts Replies:


The bitumen strip is then heated and the joint consolidated with pressure from a batten. On exposed locations reinforce the tile lap bonding with felt lap adhesive applied in a continuous bead as required 2.5cm from edge of tile.


Asphalt moves so much with shrinking and swelling it's rediculous to try. If you really want tile in your carport I suggest you lay a sheet of plastic over the asphalt and apply a layer of ...


The short answer to this is that, yes, fake grass can be installed on top of asphalt or concrete. In some ways, it is actually a simpler process than properly installing it, since there are not multiple layers of base to prepare before laying down the grass. However, while it is possible, it does not mean that it is ideal.


How to Install Driveway Pavers Over Asphalt. Driveway pavers that are properly installed and maintained on soil for walkways and patios provide years of reliable service. The same process is also ...


You can get an 8" razor scraper if you have a very large area. You want to take off enough that you can see the concrete over about half the area; that will assure that the remainder is very thin. Then use thinset mortar, the kind that includes the additive if you are using ceramic tile. For porcelain tile, you use the thinset without the additive.


Why can't I tile over bitumen based waterproofing systems? deterioration of the integrity of the bitumen and tile adhesive, and a failure of the installation. If tiling is to take place over a bitumen-based waterproofing system we recommend that a screed, of at least 70mm thickness, be applied over the bitumen.


Strongly suggest carpet tiles should not be fixed to floor with adhesive. My preferred method, which I have used successfully many times is to first lay 3mm hardboard sheeting, coarse side up, on T&G wooden floor cutting to size and securing with PVA and panel pins or staples. Ensure pins and staples are shorter than T&G thickness so as to ...


Anyway I removed these after little one flooded toilet and there is a black residue been told by council probably bitumen and not sure if it contains asbestos as no one can test at minute cause of Corona. I was planning on self levelling and tiling on top however I need a suitable brand that can be used over bitumen.


Stripped back old flooring (Lino), which they revealed some old Marly tiles which I carefully removed (as I know they may contain Asbestos), double bagged and disposed of up the local tip. This has left some black, bitumen-like substance on the concrete floor (see pic) which I have tried to remove mechanically but it's a complete nightmare to ...


In South Florida, warranties for paving stones over asphalt are rare because of the hot temperature, which may cause the asphalt to melt. How To Install Paving Stones Over Asphalt. Yet, installing pavers over your existing asphalt driveway is still better than removing the asphalt and starting from square one. This can be timely and expensive ...