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I agree. Joists are down and it’s going to be dificult to get underneath
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Agreed, if it were a clean slate then different story! I've got plenty of time, but at least I can weigh up the options of making this installation tile suitable.You wouldn’t tend to add sleepers afterwards. Considering a sleeper wall is constructed, then S&C, then DPC then more S&C and then a section of 4” x 2” on its side which is then screwed/nailed into from the joists above- I can’t see how adding a sleeper wall would work easily after the joists are down.
BPS normally in Leam. No particular reason other than locality. Theres a TP and an MK nearby as well.Take noggins out and double up the 4 x 2. It’s fairly simple and cheap. Where are you getting timber from locally
Ofc, its a problem for the other room. Thats not being tiled until the extension is built. Either way the ply will need another layer of something so I'll end up with a height difference. Can't lower this floor without rebuilding the sleepers.It does have an impact if you are overboarding the ply and need to build up the height of joining floors. For example, a Foam tile backer board would be unsuitable and instead a cement board like Hardiebacker would be OK on top of wet UFH
Or take ply up and put a thicker cement / structural board down. Double up joists and maybe even block and you should be sound as a poundOfc, its a problem for the other room. Thats not being tiled until the extension is built. Either way the ply will need another layer of something so I'll end up with a height difference. Can't lower this floor without rebuilding the sleepers.
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