Can you lay DITRA matting on floorboards?
Using a 3x3mm notched trowel, apply a layer of UltraTileFix ProFlex SP over the floorboards to a sufficient depth to secure the fabric fleece on the Schlüter®-DITRA underside of the matting. Lay the matting into the wet/tacky adhesive and press firmly into place, abutting all edges.
Can DITRA be installed over plywood?
DITRA allows for ceramic tile application over single-layer plywood or OSB subfloors on joists spaced up to 19.2″ (488 mm) o.c.
Can you use DITRA instead of cement board?
Ditra is waterproof, while cement board lets water through but won’t be damaged by it. This may make Ditra a better choice if moisture from below is a concern, such as with some outdoor applications or installations over concrete.
What is the purpose of Ditra matting?
Waterproofing – DITRA Matting creates a waterproofing assembly with the tile layer, as long as the joints, floor to wall transitions and connections to building fixtures are properly installed.
What do you stick Ditra matting down with?
Installing DITRA Matting
- Apply a layer bonding adhesive to the level substrate using a 3x3mm or 4x4mm notched trowel.
- Cut DITRA matting to size if required, then embed the anchoring fleece on the underside of the matting into the adhesive so that its entire surface is strongly bonded.
What size trowel do you use for DITRA?
For DITRA use a 1/4″ x 3/16″ (6 mm x 5 mm) V-notched trowel, 5/16″ x 5/16″ (8 mm x 8 mm) V-notched trowel, or the DITRA trowel, which features an 11/64″ x 11/64″ (4.5 mm x 4.5 mm) square-notched design, is recommended.
Do you need to prime Ditra matting?
Any unevenness in the substrate must be levelled prior to the application of Schlüter-DITRA. The type of bonding adhesive used to apply Schlüter-DITRA depends on the type of substrate. The adhesive must bond to the substrate and mechanically anchor the fleece on the underside of the Schlüter-DITRA matting.
What does Ditra matting do?
Waterproofing – DITRA Matting creates a waterproofing assembly with the tile layer, as long as the joints, floor to wall transitions and connections to building fixtures are properly installed. Adhesive Properties – DITRA Matting has excellent adhesion and can be used for both wall and floor coverings.
What’s the difference between Ditra and Ditra XL flooring?
DITRA-XL is 5/16” (7 mm)-thick to create an even transition between typical 5/16” (7 mm)-thick tile and 3/4” (19 mm)-thick hardwood flooring DITRA-XL allows for ceramic tile application over single layer plywood/OSB subfloors on joists spaced at 24” (610 mm) o.c.
When to use Ditra matting on concrete floor?
DITRA matting can be used on a wide range of surfaces including concrete, mortar screeds, gypsum based screeds, radiant heated screeds and masonry/mixed substrates. DITRA matting is particularly useful when installing underfloor heating and provides a decoupling layer between the underfloor heating and the tiles. Substrates for DITRA Matting
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Why do you need a Schluter Ditra underlayment?
In order to protect the integrity of the tile assembly, an underlayment that performs multiple functions is required. Schluter®-DITRA is specifically designed to allow the installation of ceramic and stone tile over any even and load-bearing substrate. The integration of DITRA’s uncoupling, waterproofing, load-distribution, and vapor