Replace laminate

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I lifted up the ageing laminate in the kitchen of the apartment where I moved into recently and noticed what loomed like reasonable tiling.
Having decided the laminate had to go I then found the reason with it had been covered over; cracks in some of the tiles and bits of plywood between the tiles, probably something to do with gas , electrics or water I presume.

I'm thinking of putting a high quality vinyl floor down or click flooring. The tiles are a bit uneven bit not too bad. I noticed. A slight slope. It's an old building, third floor up.
Can I put a decent vinyl floor on top of the tiles and plywood? Not keen on more tiles or laminate but open to ideas which are cost effective but will last.
 

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Hardboard is 3.2mm in general. For 6mm you may need to look at 6mm hardwood ply to get the thickness in one piece
 
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Standard 6mm hardboard will be ideal .
Now that's odd - in my lifetime hardboard has always been 1/8in, or 3.2mm, anfd that's what gets delivered if we order hardboard. The 1/4in (6.3mm) stuff is referred to by the timber merchants we use as Masonite (or sometimes oil tempered hardboard).
 
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I think plywood 6mm. is the way to go. Liquid nails or similar a good adhesive as a tacky glue? i don't want to make it near impossible to remove the floor sometime down the line.
 
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Hardboard available in 3 sizes.
3.2 standard
6 standard
6 oiled tempered.
 
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I think plywood 6mm. is the way to go. Liquid nails or similar a good adhesive as a tacky glue? i don't want to make it near impossible to remove the floor sometime down the line.
Providing the tiles are degreased first (sugar soap solution or caustic soda) a grip adhesive (e.g GripFill, Pink Grip etc) should do the job
 
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I'd be concerned about the tile shapes eventually telegraphing through. With somerhing like plywood that can't happen
 
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It needs a SLC and a primer.

Id use Uzin PE280 grit primer Over the ceramics then a 4mm coat of Uzin NC196 fibre smoothing compound. Will be flat and nice and smooth ready for your vinyl.
 
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