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The scratch coat should be Portland-cement plaster, of 5/8-inch minimum thickness, and integrally waterproofed. The scratch coat should be dry before the ceramic tile is applied. Expanded metal lath consists of sheet metal that has been slit and expanded to form innumerable openings for the keying of the plaster. It should be painted or galvanized, and its minimum weights for 16-inch stud or joist spacing are as shown in Table 3-1. Metal lath is usually 27 inches × 96 inches in size. Other materials (such as wood lath, woven wire fabric, and galvanized wire fabric) 46 Chapter 3 DROP CEILING STUD METAL LATH SATURATED FELT UNDER LATH GYPSUM LATH TUB Figure 3-6 Application of expanded metal lath around bathtub for the installation of ceramic tile.
Installation of Wood Strip Flooring Flooring should be laid after the wall and ceiling are completed, after windows and exterior doors are in place, and after most of the interior trim is installed. The subfloor should be clean and level, and should be covered with a 15-pound asphalt building paper (Figure 2-2). This building paper will stop a certain amount of dust and will somewhat deaden the sound. Where a crawl space is used, it will increase the warmth of the floor by preventing air infiltration.
2-7), that can be used over wood subfloors or concrete slabs. One common type of floor tile is a block 9 inches square and 11/32 inch thick that is made up of several individual strips of flooring held together with glue and splines. Two Flooring 37 Figure 2-7 Wood-tile flooring. (Courtesy of United Gilsonite) 38 Chapter 2 edges have a tongue and the opposite edges are grooved. Numerous other sizes and thicknesses are available. In laying the floor, the direction of the blocks is alternated to create a checkerboard effect.