Need Advice on Size, Type and Spacing - Small bathroom

Old 03-14-17, 12:03 PM
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Question Need Advice on Size, Type and Spacing - Small bathroom


Im tiling a bathroom right now, size is about 3 X 8'

My questions below, in your opinion:

What size Tile would be best?

12 x 12" or 12 x 24"?

What type of laying pattern?

Matte or Glossy?

What size for spacing for each tile?

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Old 03-14-17, 12:07 PM
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Design is up to you as to pattern, layout and grout spacing. However, the large format tiles will probably look out of place in such a small bathroom so rule out the 12x24.
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I was looking my own bathroom (4'x6') for a similar upgrade but decided against changing the floor. Anyhow, I avoiding the larger tiles (12"x12" and larger) because there would be enough pieces and grout lines on the floor to highlight the tile. I would suggest something 12"x12" or smaller. Another approach would be to look at a stone tile that minimizes the grout lines to begin with so it appears more like a solid sheet of stone.

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I agree with Z that you don't want the bigger tile since it will make the small room seem even smaller.

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