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mhoff

06:04AM | 02/03/03
Member Since: 02/02/03
1 lifetime posts
I'm putting 16" porcelain tile in my house. The floors are on 16" centers with 2x10 joists.

There are two layers of 5/8" plywood, glued and screwed. It all seems very stiff. Do I need an additional underlayment or will the plywood be sufficient?

Thanks!

carpetman

09:00AM | 02/03/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
the answer is you need backerboard.1/4"thick,i think hardibacker is best ,but they all work fine.


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