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If the subfloor is plywood no other ply is necessary; but you do need a flat surface for the Ditra. If the subfloor cannot either be scraped, chiseled, or sanded flat then self leveling compound may be required. If you use self leveling compound remember that the surface should be primed first - follow the product's prep recommendations. 1/8" plywood, in ...


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Per the Armstrong subfloors and underlayment manual, all Armstrong vinyl tile installations require an underlayment. If you don't have an approved underlayment, you may not receive full warranty coverage for the tiles. Further, the underlayment is secured using mechanical fasteners through the old tiles to the subfloor, so you don't have to worry about ...


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As mentioned in the comments of my answer most quality underlayment (minus cork) now comes with one taped side. To install the manufacturers recommend laying out the taped side in the same direction much like you will lay out the wood on your floors - for example if you have to make cuts on a row stagger them. Let's imagine a small room. It is 12 feet ...



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