Tiling onto floating floors

Floating floors is a term used for a floor that is not attached to a rigid substrate. Generally this will be a tongued and grooved wooden board above an acoustic or insulation material. Floating floors are used to improve floor insulation and or to reduce noise transmission. Normal wooden floors flex when loaded but this movement is even greater on a floating floor as the boards are not supported by joints.

Common issues and queries you can face

Deflection

Unsupported joints

Columns