Kitchen Floor Prep for Tiling

presidentsdadOctober 3, 2008

I have a question for the experts here. I am in the process of ripping up a two layer floor in my kitchen in preparation for tiling. The two layers are a linoleum layer and then a glued down (to the linoleum) engineered hardwood floor. Getting it up was pretty easy, but the paper backing on the linoleum is left on the floor. Do I need to remove this paper backing before I put down the backer board for the tile?

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HandyMac

Not if you use thin set and screws.

    Bookmark   October 3, 2008 at 6:18PM
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