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chuck24
02-16-2008, 07:29 PM
Do I need to install a cement backer first in my kitchen floor, if my house is 18 years old and the floor is very solid. There is linoleum there now.

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Lazarus
02-16-2008, 07:33 PM
Chuck~~ At the very minimum. Please give us some information about the floor. Is it on slab....post & beam or what?

chuck24
02-16-2008, 07:42 PM
It is 3/4 inch plywood on a post a beam.

HotinOKC
02-16-2008, 08:33 PM
Please give is your joists size, spacing, and unsupported span first off.


To answer your question though (permitting the above is good) you thinset and screw a cement back board to your subfloor and tile. You do not want to tile directly to a wood subfloor.