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Old 07-30-2007, 12:30 PM   #1
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can i lay ceramic tile directly to the basement floor. or do i need to use a backer board?

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Old 07-30-2007, 02:42 PM   #2
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Assuming your basement floor is concrete, you should use an uncoupling membrane. I've seen it at HD for about $1.65/ft2.

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but people also lay directly onto concreteand didn't have problem also... but membrane is kind of a guarantee thing to make the job more solid with added vapour barrier effect....
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