what’s the suggestion for installation in this occasion. This is in response to Mr Danny Lipford’s statement relating to the installation of ceramic tile, porcelain or natural stone over a wood subfloor.
We are installing large porcelain tile (16″) in our bed room. My husband has gone beneath the house and determined that our joist spans are HUGE! More like 24 to 30 something which causes the floor to bow wen we stroll on it. Should we stabilize between the joists earlier than laying/putting in the cement backing and doing the tile work? Our concern is getting it all laid down, put in after which having the tiles/mortar crack once we walk across the ground or put our furnishings within the room.
ft. with the S.L.C. Would a hammer drill and tapcons be possible in this utility? My current flooring is 3/4″ Advantech subfloor with a 1/4″ layer of luan that is glued solid and stapled every 1-2 inches to it. Can I screw the HardiBacker board over the luan and subfloor?
Do I actually have to use a layer of thinset on prime of the luan before laying the HardiBacker, or can I just screw the HardiBacker down? I have engineered wood flooring in my entry method that glued all the way down to the slab/foundation . I wish to install 1/2″ thick stone tiles on the highest of the engineered wooden surface.
Unfortunately I was unable to have sufficient time to jack up the center red iron I-beam under the floor to aide within the leveling process for tile before the Granite Counter tops were put in. So to not compromise the granite seams and counter top stage I am utilizing Self Leveling Concrete. Website after website says do not connect backer board to self leveling concrete. Obviously, …