I am looking at giving my bathroom and thunder-box a make-over; they are
both upstairs, the floors are tongue-and -groove over double joists. If I
fix any lose boards etc, could I tile directly onto the floor?
I know I would have to rip it up in the event of plumbing problems; but
other than that, are there any other potential problems I need to be aware
Or should I just put my under-pants on my head, stick two pencils up my nose
and go Wibble, Wibble, Wibble!
On Sun, 26 Oct 2003 17:36:22 +0000 (UTC), "Martin"
You don't mention what type of tiles but in case it helps - we have
just used ceramic tiles on floorboards in bathroom refurb but were
advised to use 18mm marine ply ontop of floorboards and under the
tiles to prevent movement that might crack the tiles/grout. We
actually ended up using 12mm to minimise change in floor heights
between rooms but ensured all boards firmly screwed down as was the
ply. In case of later plumbing problems, we reckon it will be easier
to go up thro' downstairs ceiling than try and lift the tiles to sort
it - so heres hoping there won't be any! :-[ Mind you, looking back,
perhaps we should have just stuck two pencils up our nose.......
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