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Old 12-10-2008, 08:18 AM   #1
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Can Ditra XL be "layered???"


Sorry if this is a completely dumb question but I was wondering if Ditra XL could be layered/stacked (in the same way plywood or osb is) in order to bring up the height of a tile floor?

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Old 12-10-2008, 05:00 PM   #2
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Never seen anyone layer it. It is too expensive if nothing else! I honestly doubt that it is a good idea, and would suggest either plywood or 1/4" wonderboard to raise the height of the floor prior to the application of ditra.

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Good question - someone is always thinking outside the box.

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No seriously.....

That's a good question and I certainly don't have an answer as to why not, if not. But the cost could be reduced drastically by building with plywood first.
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I don't see why not, aside from the cost. I know this subject has come up before, well, for regular Ditra though, not XL. The consensus was that yes it can and there may be benefits. (not just for Schluter.

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