replacing floorboards

29 Jun 2014
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United Kingdom
Hi everyone, first post here.

Is it safe to replace my upstairs bathroom floorboards with cement board? I plan on tiling the floor. I want to avoid having a large drop to the carpet on the landing so would like not to lay cement board over the floorboards.

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Personally I think that cement board has little strength on its own, and I wouldn't use it in this situation.
John :)
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Its not the best practice but you can lay tile straight onto T&G boards.
Use flexible adhesive and flexible grout.
First make sure all the boards are firmly fixed.

Then keep your fingers crossed.
Contact one of the companies - Ardex or Ball - for more info.

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