> Ask a Question > Fix It Forum > Tile floors
Login | Register

Tile floors

Posted by JT on September 16th, 1998 09:27 PM
In reply to ceramic floor tiles in the kitchen by colleen in calgary canada on September 15th, 1998 05:36 PM [Go to top of thread]

coleen, no you don't have to have concrete floors,
in the sense of a slab on grade or a mud bed,
but you do need a substrate that won't move much,
either by flexion or with moisture content. Your ok
as long as your sub-floor meets the minimum standard
standard for rigidity of L/360 deflection or less.
Usually this is achived by at least 5/8" (3/4" preferable)
plywood over 16" oc joists.

Was this post helpful? Yes: or No:

Topic History:

Topic Follow-ups:

About  | FAQ  | Contact  | Sitemap  | Privacy Policy  | Terms of Use  | Help

© 2016 Renovate Your World LLC