DIY: How to Tile on Plywood?

Answer The best underlayment for ceramic or other hard tiles is cementboard. However, there may be instances in which you don't want to raise the level of the floor by adding an extra underlayment, tiling... Read More »

Top Q&A For: DIY: How to Tile on Plywood

How much does it cost to remove ceramic floor tile Most contractors charge 2 - 2.50 sq ft the surface under the tile would also determine the final price such as concrete plywood vinyl etc?

"It is free if you do it yourself or if you want someone else to do it find a highschool kid to do for $20.00"...... This is a ridiculous answer from someone who is obviously not involved with cons... Read More »

Can I lay ceramic tile on plywood?

Yes, you can lay ceramic tile on plywood if the sub-floor is 5/8-inch thick and the joints between the plywood are sealed with a Portland cement-based floor leveler. Before installing the tile, all... Read More »

How to Lay Kitchen Tile on Plywood?

Installation of ceramic tile should be done over cement backer board or a layer of plastic sheeting. The underlayment reduces movement from contraction and expansion and will prevent the grout from... Read More »

Can you use plywood as a backer for tile flooring?

It is possible to use plywood as a backer board for tile. The problem is the room. If the tile floor is in an area with low moisture--like a dining room--plywood will work. Plywood can't be used in... Read More »