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How to I get to 3/4" tile floor height using Ditra and 5/16" thick tile?

My tile is 5/16" thick. The ditra is 2/16" thick. Usually there is about 1/6" of thinset under the Ditra. Can I go heavier under the Ditra to recuce the thickness of the thinset between the Ditra a nd tile?

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You can get a crack membrane to put over the cracks. First use a primer on the floor, this is a primer just for this application, then put membrane on top of primer. these products can be found at home depot or lowes or any tile store.Also do not use cheep thinset. the better thinset is more flexible and will absorb any movement. The cement board would not work as they will move or flex and cause the grout to crack and tile to loosen

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You can choose a kind of super tile adhesive, it can stick all kinds of tiles. Maybe can solve your problem.

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The best way to go in that size area is to rent a Hilti or comparable demo hammer and use a 3-inch wide bit. Make sure they give you a new, sharp bit. Adjust the angle you hold the chisel to the floor to where you get the most thinset off on each pass but don't damage the base floor. This will depend on how well the thinset has adheared to the floor.

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Big hammer. Chisel. Rotor hammer. Beat on it until it pops off.

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