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Old 02-09-2012, 08:29 PM   #1
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How to tile over pine floor?

Ok the question, how to install tile on a pine floor.The floor is solid and i cant remove it because its under the kitchen cabinets. The wood is also about 1/2 inch higher then the next room, so what can i do with out raising the floor to much? Is their some kind of way to do this with out raising the floor much.

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Old 02-09-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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Pine tells us next to nothing.
Is it plywood, 1 X 6 boards, ect?
Before even thinking about tile floors there's a few things that you need to figure out.
How wide are the floor joist.
How are they spaced.
What's the spans.
What type of subflooring do you have?


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Old 02-10-2012, 05:30 AM   #3
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Pictures will help here---

There are ways of cutting out flooring that goes under cabinets---

In a nut shell---NO--dimensional lumber moves to much with the seasons and should be removed or isolated with plywood and backer board---Mike----
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