Loft & Base for Tiling

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Hi wonder if someone could advise me on what base floor to use for a loft bathroom ie. what to put onto joists. Will use floorboards for rest of loft (22mm i guess). My understanding is it will be best to tile on cement board, so should i use floorboards in bathroom, then have cement boards and tiles on top? Was thinking it might be better to have ply or chipwood underneath in order to have something slimmer than floorboards. If chipboard or ply, what thickness should i go with?

And lastly, what would total thickness of cement board and typical tiles be?

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Have you had the joists checked to see how much weight they will take?
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someone-else wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:51 pm
Have you had the joists checked to see how much weight they will take?
We have had new floor joists put in, I didnt mean we were laying on top of the existing ceiling ones. I am just wondering what to use as flooring for the bathroom, which is going to be tiled
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