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Priming for a tile over tile installation

By Tal  |  2018-12-14  |   | 248 views

The key to a successful tile over tile installation lies in the priming system. As with any tiling project, a correctly prepared surface increases the bond of the adhesive to the surface. See our step-by-step guide on how to prime an existing tiled surface for a tile over tile application. [...]




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How to Prime a Surface using Bitumen Adhesive or Waterproofing for Tile Adhesive Application

By Tal  |  2016-04-25  |   | 2255 views

Tal gives step by step instructions on how to prime a surface using Bitumen adhesive or waterproofing for tile adhesive application [...]




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How to Prime an Existing Paint Gypsum Skimcoat Surface

By Tal  |  2016-04-17  |   | 1980 views

How to Prime an Existing Paint Gypsum Skimcoat Surface for Tile Adhesive Application [...]




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How to Prime-Vinyl or Carpet surface

By Tal  |  2016-04-05  |   | 1804 views

How to Prime-Vinyl or Carpet surface - Infographic [...]




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7 Reasons for Priming the Surface Before Tiling

By Tal  |  2016-03-02  |   | 2788 views

7 Reasons for Priming the Surface Before Tiling [...]




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TAL Bond Powder our first 1kg bag tile adhesive and grout additive

By Tal  |  2015-09-21  |   | 3279 views

To prevent cracking and lifting of tiles and the possibility of tiling installation failures, professional and experienced tilers know that special precautions must be taken when tiling the following areas: [...]




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How to prime a surface yourself

By Tal  |  2015-04-22  |   | 2813 views

Properly preparing the surface before tiling will ensure a successful tiling installation. It is therefore essential that you prime the surface prior to installing the tiles. [...]




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Why use a primer and additive in your tiling installation

By Tal  |  2015-02-11  |   | 3348 views

Primers usually mixed with cement or tile adhesive to form a slurry which is applied with a black-brush to the surface. [...]




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Why use TAL Bond as a water substitute

By Tal  |  2013-10-02  |   | 4382 views

TAL Bond is a latex-based liquid additive. [...]




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Why prime a surface before tiling it?

By Tal  |  2013-07-17  |   | 1895 views

The function of a primer is to prepare the surface and increase the bond of the adhesive, screed and waterproofing compounds onto the surface. [...]