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Bathroom floor tiles

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by Twofingertyper, 24 Aug 2020.

  1. Twofingertyper

    Twofingertyper

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    Hi all,

    In my bathroom the grouting between tiles has started to come away in places leaving the tiles slightly uneven when stood on (these are the tiles from when the house was first built some 16 years ago).

    What's the best way to go about fixing this? Can I remove the loose parts and regrout individual tiles into place, or is it best to take everything up and start from the beginning?

    I have never tiled anything before, so the simplest options would be the best! It doesn't need to last a long time as we'll be having the bathroom re-done in the next few years, but it's just to make it less of a hazard until then.

    Thanks!
     
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    Post pics please?
    Any signs of water damage?
     
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    take it up start a fresh, only way to do it properly
     
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    Could be getting water thru slowly rotting you underfloor.
     
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    Thanks for the posts - good point on water getting through, but for the most part the loose tiles are away from toilet/bath/sink, which is why it's quite odd.

    However, I cannot rule out historic water damage, so perhaps will arrange to have it taken up and start from scratch to ensure that it's done properly.
     
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    To add this on-to this query (not sure it's worth it's own topic) as an alternative to tiles are vinyl options (such as Krono Xonic vinyl) worth taking a look at as they look quite straightforward to fit?
     
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