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Tech2

03:12AM | 08/30/03
Member Since: 08/29/03
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Hearing different things about how to install real hardwood over existing ceramic tile floor. Since HW is an expensive investment, I want to do this right.

1. Can I nail 3/4" plywood over ceramic tile prior to nail installation of 3/4" HW planks? If not, why?

2. Glueing concerns me due to slippage. Thoughts?

KD Fisher

01:46AM | 08/31/03
Member Since: 03/17/03
49 lifetime posts
Tech:

What you're looking at will raise the vertical floor height considerably. It can be done but if you're looking at an expensive investment I would prefer removing the ceramic tile and going from there.

Ken Fisher
South Florida

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Tech2

10:39AM | 09/01/03
Member Since: 08/29/03
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Believe it or not, the previous owners installed the living room floor so that it is about 1.5" HIGHER than the kitchen floor, which is why I am even considering the "plywood atop cermaic tile" option.

Was concerned about the grip when I nail the plywood through ceramic, ceramic shattering, etc.

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