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bbacho
Installing Base Cabinets

I am remodeling our kitchen and I am going to tear up the old floor because it is half inch particle board over half inch plywood and the particle board swelled in a few spots. I am going to put new plywood over the existing plywood and I am going to put ceramic tile in the kitchen. Is it best to tile the whole kitchen even under the new cabinets or should I Just build up the area under the new cabinets with an additional layer of plywood to be flush with the tile?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Installing Base Cabinets

Generally, personal preference or cost dictate the answer to your question. Personally I prefer doing the whole floor then installing the cabinets. That way if I redesign cabinet layout later I don't have to worry about cut and patch flooring issues.
Jack

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