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HoustonAerosFan

06:05AM | 01/02/04
Member Since: 05/12/03
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I have a small area between the tub and carpet I wish to tile with 12" x 12" vinyl.

The area is a trapezoid 5 feet long next to the tub, 37" long next to the carpet, and 21" wide.

What is the proper tile layout?

One option is to lay as many whole tiles in the center as I can, then trim out. The second would be lay whole tiles next to the tub and trim out. Maybe there is a third?

Thanks.

[This message has been edited by HoustonAerosFan (edited January 02, 2004).]

[This message has been edited by HoustonAerosFan (edited January 02, 2004).]

carpetman

07:55AM | 01/02/04
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
your second option is correct

HoustonAerosFan

09:20AM | 01/02/04
Member Since: 05/12/03
67 lifetime posts
Slight problem - the tub is not in square.

The left (front) part of the tub is about 1 1/2" further out from the wall than the right side.

carpetman

06:51PM | 01/02/04
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
who built this house?mad max...oh well all you can do is decide what looks best when you enter the room.get one line of tile down and fill all around it....good luck

HoustonAerosFan

03:37AM | 01/03/04
Member Since: 05/12/03
67 lifetime posts
Village Builders, actually.

That's what I did. I put whole tiles and trimed around. I figure having two tiles a half inch bigger is less noticeable than one tile one inch bigger.

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