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Luan is not a good substrate for ceramic tile.


Posted by Larry on October 23rd, 2000 06:59 PM
In reply to tile underlayment by Bruce on October 23rd, 2000 05:50 PM [Go to top of thread]

Luan is the worst thing next to particle wood to lay ceramic tile over. It will most certainly fail and will probably say so on the thinset you purchase.

I would use 1/4" HardiBacker per manufacturers instructions.

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