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Tiled floor to carpet.

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Aaron Sice, 30th Aug, 2015.

  1. Aaron Sice

    Aaron Sice Well-Known Member

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    Hey all.

    Have put tiles in place of carpet before, now doing the other way.

    Used the Rotary Hammer Drill to lift some cheap terracotta tiles in one of the kids rooms, and left with the adhesive.

    Tiles came off no prob.....adhesive, well that brings the concrete with it.

    Now I'm possibly looking to screed the chipped concrete, which makes me wonder - if it's that stuck, why not just screed over the adhesive?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Westminster

    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    Could you just put that self levelling compound down then underlay and carpet?
     
  3. WestOz

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    Is it possible to use a decent underlay over the top of the adhesive?

    Without seeing it I'd go for it, sounds allot easier, only consideration would be final height, i.e. might have to trim the bottom of the doors.
     
  4. Aaron Sice

    Aaron Sice Well-Known Member

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    the adhesive still has the grooves from the trowel in it, so underlay over the top would not be a good idea.

    i think that self-levelling compound is the only way, @Westminster - the tiles that came off the top were pretty thick so maybe just a small door trim?

    will have to look at that...
     
  5. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Yeah self levelling ardit then underlay over top
     
  6. WestOz

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    Yea I thought it might, have seen some pretty thick underlay (~20mm) but makes it a bit spongy.
    Was just a thought to save the extra work/time/mess self leveling etc
    Good luck