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Can I tile on this small piece of cement?

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by darrenbgray, 17 Nov 2014.

  1. darrenbgray

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    Hi,

    I have a doorway where a wooden floor will be meeting a tiled floor. As you can see from the picture the wooden floor is ok (or will be) and the bathroom floor has nice solid tiles which I will tile on. However there is a gap where I had a doorway fitted and I was planning on filling this with cement to be the same level as the bathroom floor. As it is only a small area I am sure it will crack, will this be ok if I have tiled on it using a flexible powdered adhesive?

    Or is there something else I should use to fill the gap to raise the level?

     
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    A sand and cement bed will be fine there, Darren.....add a little PVA just to help it stick.
    John :)
     
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    Thanks, i'll do that. Approx what ration should the sand, cement, water, PVA ratio be please?
     
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    Just make sure the brickwork is dust free, dampen it, brush on some PVA and then use a 3:1 sand / cement mix......it'll stick just fine.
    John :)
     
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