Replacing Ceramic Tile with Wood Laminate

Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Dec. 22 broadcast:

Danielle in Alabama says, “I am attempting, for the second time, to remove the ceramic tile and replace it with wood laminate. I do not want to use a leveling compound and lay the laminate on top because the floor would be a different height than the adjacent floor.

“This is in the living/dining area, so it’s fairly large. I’ve done this once before in the bedroom, and had a terrible time removing the mortar.

“Would you recommend renting a commercial floor stripper, or some other method to remove the tile?”

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer!
Read the blog from the Dec. 22 show and listen to the full broadcast here


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