15+ Tile Floor With Cement Board
Pics. Cement board should never be counted on to stiffen up your floor. A cement subfloor can provide a great base for a tile floor.
Gregg moore asks, scott, i have a commercial project in a historic building in washington, dc. What could happen if i dont? It's a lot easier to work with preformed cement board rather than laying a bed of mortar on the job site, and it for these reasons, and because it bonds so well with mortar, cement board is the preferred underlayment for tile.
Water and vapor can pass right through it, just.
Cement board is a type of underlayment that is now standard for most tile installations, but particularly for floor tile. Provides excellent adhesion, resists moisture and features moldblock. For the initial steps, you just need a steel scourer cushion and something to scratch with, for example, a flathead screwdriver. You must install cement board over the sub floor before you tile.