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Fixing transition to wooden floor

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by peterox, 17 Jun 2014.

  1. peterox

    peterox

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    I have a tiled floor that transitions to a wooden floor using a sloping tile section about 100mm (4") wide. The problem is that the bedding under the sloping tiles has broken up and the tiles have become loose.

    I got some advice to just use tile adhesive instead of a concrete based bed. Is that a good idea?

    What's the best way to fix this?

    The transition goes from a concrete bed of around 30mm down to a metal strip about 10mm off the wooden floor.

     
  2. ree

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    The "bedding" is too dry and crumbly it might give future difficulties in the field of tiles.
    What material is the "bedding"?

    The sloping tile threshold notion will not work - tile will split and chip.

    A tile trim strip, similar to the one in place, should have been set into the edge of the tile, and a pre-finished wood reducer used as a transition between tile and wood finished floors.

    The reducer might have to be planed and ripped on site.

    I assume that no door(s) will be hung?
     
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