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How do I tile over pvc sheet?

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How do I tile over pvc sheet?

I have a pvc sheet as a backsplash in my laundry currently- what kind of adhesive do I need to use to stick tiles on it? 
do I need special grout as well?

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Re: how do i tile over pvc sheet?

Hi @Racheldev,


Thank you for your question and welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community, it is fantastic to have you join us.


I would suggest thoroughly cleaning the backsplash with sugar soap to remove any dust or debris that will affect tile adhesion.


Once dry, apply a coat of Dunlop 1L Rapid Bond Coat to the surface. This is a primer that helps adhesives bond to smooth surfaces such as the PVC backsplash.


Once the primer has dried, apply Dunlop 2kg Tile-All Tile Adhesive with a notched trowel, then tile away.


For the grouting, I would suggest Dunlop 1.5kg Flexible Coloured Grout applied with a grout float and tidied up with a tiling sponge.


You might like to check out How To Tile a Splashback and How To Tile A Laundry Splashback for some guidance on the process.


Let me know if you require any further assistance or if you have any further questions.




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