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Does anyone know what I can lay over encaustic tiles?

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SunshineOutdoors Tue 03-Jun-14 18:52:45

Without causing moisture problems and whilst retaining the floor underneath?

Have looked at livloc vinyl flooring but on their website it says if you have moisture coming up through a concrete subfloor (which I presume I have?) then this will damage the vinyl.

Anything I can put down over them? Preferably in a wood effect?

SunshineOutdoors Tue 03-Jun-14 19:00:46

Sorry it says moisture arising from a concrete subfloor will damage the floor. Not sure if that makes a difference.

SunshineOutdoors Wed 04-Jun-14 08:36:03

Hopeful bump

DoctorTwo Wed 04-Jun-14 09:06:21

If you have moisture coming up through the floor you can treat it in a couple of ways. Either a breathable coating, which will affect whatever you put on it (obvs) or a surface damp proof membrane, which should seal the floor. Altro and Ardex both do surface DPMs. They are probably a good place to start. You will need to remove any glaze on the tiles, probably with a floor grinder.

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