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Old 02-26-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
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Ceramic Tiling on a Slab

I'm planning on tiling my lower level bathroom that is on a slab (Quad-Level Home). Do I need to lay any backerboard down or should I be able to just tile on the cement slab?

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Old 02-26-2007, 11:52 AM   #2
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Although I cannot tell from experience as I just using it yesterday... but after I did all research... ditra seems a good choice....

laying direct is the cheapest way of doing it, and most contractors do I believe unless home owner asked for it in particular... why would they cost more to do it for you to cut their profit...

but ditra seems built to last...

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red guard anti fracture membrane is a possibility.
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Old 03-01-2007, 02:23 AM   #4
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No backerboard on cement. You can tile directly to the cement if it is in good condition: no paint or other residue, no cracks and cured.

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