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Old 05-10-2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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I recently purchased my first house. I put down 3/4 ply on the slab and then put down 3/4 oak. In my kitchen I am putting down ceramic. What is the best way to make up the 1 1/2". I figure roughly 3/8" - 1/2" on the tile and 3/8" on the thinset. What would be the best way to make up the difference? I could always get a saddle to ease the transition but rather have it smooth.

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Old 05-10-2009, 10:16 PM   #2
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I recently purchased my first house. I put down 3/4 ply on the slab and then put down 3/4 oak. In my kitchen I am putting down ceramic.
Holy large milking animal Batman! .......Who in the world advised you to do this?

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Duro Rock will get ya closer
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Holy large milking animal Batman! .......Who in the world advised you to do this?
no good? Talked to a couple of floor guys, explored a couple of options thought this was best option in the crunch.

How would I go properly laying rock on concrete. dont think the ramset would work too well.

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Tap-cons and thinset .....much fun
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thanks cant wait..
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clean the floor well thinset under rock with 1/4 notched trowel be sure the notch stands set rock, Install 1 1/2" tapcons every 6 to 8 inches square. .....install floor .....have a beer .....good to go
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Or....you could save a ****load of labor and use Ditra XL....

http://www.schluter.com/Schluter-DITRA-XL.aspx
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That's a neat product .....but this fella needs to gain about 7/8" somehow.
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Why dont you just float the floor with deck mud to the desired height. Then set your tile.

The beauty of that is you can get a nice flat/level surface.....if you know what your doing
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The beauty of that is you can get a nice flat/level surface.....if you know what your doing
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You DO NOT install cementboard over a slab, scheeesh.
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Do any of you guys giving advice on tile installations have any idea what the hell you're talking about? Just curious.

If so.........One of youse guise show me on what page of the tile handbook you are finding this information.
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Do any of you guys giving advice on tile installations have any idea what the hell you're talking about? Just curious.

If so.........One of youse guise show me on what page of the tile handbook you are finding this information.
Unlesss specified below, I think there using the POOMA1 - page 86 advice

Precision's is F128 - page 25 in my 07 book
AW is F112 - Page 21 --- I think (Deck mud = mortar bed?) but it has to 1 1/4" thick min
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Do any of you guys giving advice on tile installations have any idea what the hell you're talking about? Just curious.

If so.........One of youse guise show me on what page of the tile handbook you are finding this information.





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