Microcement has been a popular material for renovating in Europe for many years. It’s popular because it can be applied over most surfaces, is very strong and can be successfully applied by novices (with some caveats, which I’ll touch on below). Because it’s applied in thin ‘micro’ layers, it means that door heights don’t need to be adjusted (if applying on floors) and existing fixtures can remain in place. With strong adhesion, it can be applied on many surfaces, including (sound) tiles.
In many instances, it’s a brilliant way to achieve a modern, seamless look without having to change structural elements, replace countertops or rip out tiles. Years ago, I renovated our own bathroom in microcement – going over the top of existing tiles. While it’s not suitable for every project or person, in many instances, microcement (and remember, not all are created equal) can be a great renovation solution.