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How To: Drill Through Tile
Many small projects in the bathroom require you to drill through tile, and while it's tricky to do so, these tips can help you create a clean hole.
Here’s how to avoid cracking a tile surface when you need to drill a hole. Mark your point, then gently score the tile with a nail set to break through the glaze. Be sure to use a carbide driill bit to cut through the tile more easily, and be careful when backing out. If you’re not drilling into a stud, use a plastic shield for a secure grip on the wall.
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