Asked by: Frankie Kloet
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th February, 2020

Can you put a new floor over tile?

Yes, you can lay engineered-wood or laminate flooring over tile if the tile is in decent shape. Loose, cracked tiles will cause your install to fail. You will need to use prefinished engineered hardwood or laminate flooring if it is going over tile. The floor will be glued or floated, depending on the manufacturer.

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Also, what type of flooring can you put over ceramic tile?

Laminate flooring

Also Know, can you put floorboards over tiles? You can lay floating floorboards over tiled areas of a house, however there are a number of issues that need to be considered. Before laying floorboards over tiles, you must ensure that the tiled surface is level and it has been cleaned and dried.

Likewise, can you put vinyl plank flooring over ceramic tile?

Vinyl plank flooring works well in any tightly sealed, smooth or seamless surface. Vinyl flooring can be installed over ceramic tile if the grout lines are thin enough.

How can I cover my tiles cheaply?


  1. Lay down a large area rug to cover unsightly tile flooring.
  2. Stick vinyl decals over flooring or a backsplash for a fresh look.
  3. Use adhesive carpet tiles to conceal large areas of tiled floor.
  4. Apply contact paper to countertops for an easily removable update.

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