Install Bathroom Tile With Time and Cost in Mind

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When you decide to install bathroom tile, you should remember to keep the approximate cost and time needed to complete the project in mind. Please read the information below for help determining how much time and money you should set aside in order to install new tile in your bathroom.

Time Expectations for Common Tile Sizes

The most common tile sizes for bathrooms are 8x8-inches and 4x4-inches. It should take between 6 and 8 hours to install the larger tiles and 10 to 12 hours for the smaller tiles. If existing tile needs to be removed, the expected time will increase.

Cost Factors Associated with Tile

The average cost for ceramic tile is $4 per square foot. For the average bathroom size, you will likely spend $280 just for the tile. More expensive tiles, such as stone and granite, can cost up to $150 per square foot. Consider additional materials such as thin set, spacers, and grout.