DIY Doctor

Sub Floor for Tiling and Minimising Impact on Finished Floor Level

Postby Davidjon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:30 pm

I would like to Tile my hallway and need to minimise the impact this will have on the finished floor level, to provide a smooth transition to an adjoining room. Do you think it would be acceptable for me to do the following: -

Remove the existing floorboards.

Use the floorboards to provide a 70mm X 20mm lining to the sides of each joist, 18mm from the top.

Fix 18mm wb ply between the joists

Overlay with 10mm backer board.

Lay 9mm thick porcelain tiles with thin set flexible adhesive to the backer board.

Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks.
Davidjon
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:30 am


Sponsor

Simply Build It



  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


 
  • Related Topics