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Re: plaster wall as substrate for tile

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In the UK 90% of all tiling is over plaster on brick or block

At 11:39 16/02/00 -0500, you wrote:
>   This may be a little  off topic, but I thought there might be some
>do-it-yourselfers out there who can  help me.        I know that in new
>construction,  cement backer-board or gypsum "blue-board" is typically
>used, but I don't want  to tear out plaster if I don't have to.       I
>just don't know  if this is something I should try tackling myself or
>whether I should hire  someone.   Any  opinions???   Dan   Sherman D. (Dan)
>Vines, EIT Willett Engineering Co., Inc. dan(--nospam--at)