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Unread 06-30-2019, 06:18 AM   #1
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Hardwood or Tile First

I am installing a new floor in my office and would like to do a 5 foot strip of tile in the middle of the office and hardwood in the rest of the office. I plan on having the hardwood installed and I will do the tile. Would you recommend the hardwood be installed first then the tile or vice versa? I plan on Ditra, tile and schluter tile edge.

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Unread 06-30-2019, 06:43 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure you will want to install the hardwood first if it is unfinished and need sanding and coating. Metal strip will make it hard to ever refinish the floors. If 3/4" wood you may need something like ditra to get the tile to similar height. I imagine after the wood is in you can put the ditra down then metal trim next to the wood. Some metal trims like Jolly are not vertical outside walls. plus you're going to want some type of expansion joint so I think you should consider the dilex-bwa.
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In the new custom homes I've done the tile always went in first and was then protected while the wood went in and was finished.
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