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Old 04-18-2005, 01:53 PM   #1
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Undertile Heating Installation


I want to install an undertile heating system in my kitchen. The sub-floor is concrete. Do I need to lay tile backerboards first? Wickes (Idea 80) recommend that a tile backerboard is used, as the concrete will result in downward heat loss. However, some websites don't seem to mention this disadvantage of concrete. Should or shouldn't I use tile backerboard? If so, is it expensive?

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Old 04-19-2005, 12:31 PM   #2
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Use backboard you will regret it otherwise.

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Old 06-05-2005, 12:18 PM   #3
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Thanks.

I used thermal insulation boards, which have the same thermal properties as construction boards such as Wedi, but without the expense!
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