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Posted by tomR on October 5th, 1999 11:22 AM
In reply to Thinset on concrete by Al Fox on October 4th, 1999 09:31 PM [Go to top of thread]

Bonding to the Dry-Loc should not be a problem with most adhesives. Iím not sure about thinsets. They probably would do better bonding directly to the concrete, but maybe adhering to the paint wonít be a problem either.

As for any adhesive, you will be relying on the Dry-Locís adhesive qualities with the concrete, to hold down your tiles, no matter how good your tile adhesive is. Itís kind of like a coat of good paint on a coat of bad paint. If the bad paint begins to separate from the surface, the good paint will come off with it. If the Dry-Loc fails, so will your tiles.

Of course, Dry-Loc works well in these situations, so there is a good chance everything will be fine.

Good luck.

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