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En-suite flooring options

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by rubble2, 9 Jan 2021.

  1. rubble2

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    In the process of refurbing our en-suite and am looking at my options for flooring.
    I have included a picture of the floor in it's present state as I feel that this will influence the possibilities.

    The floor is currently ceramic tiles onto chipboard floor as can be seen in the photo, the area which I have exposed by removing the shower tray is the uncovered chipboard and the rest is tiled .

    My first preference would be to use Quicktep LVT which we have already got in the kitchen and main bathroom but I am unsure of the best way to prepare for this - should I leave the existing tiles in place, put down some self levelling compound and lay the LVT on top or should I remove the tiles first?

    I am concerned that if I try and remove the tiles I will be left with a very uneven surface due to cement residue etc on the chipboard and I am unsure of the best way to overcome this.

    My second option would be to lay new ceramic tiles over the existing ones (or after removing the existing tiles?) but again I am unsure of what problems I will letting myself in for if I try to do this.

    I would appreciate any advice and guidance - thanks
     

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  3. blup

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    Good quality floor tiles on a flat plywood base look best IMO with the best quality wall tiles and suite you can afford.

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  4. Flufftucker

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    Take up the ceramics and ply out with 9mm if you want to fit the lvt on top.
    If floor height isn't a concern then providing your existing tiles are solid then you could flow over it with a fibre based screed.
     
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