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dmiksch

12:17PM | 07/24/06
Member Since: 07/23/06
1 lifetime posts
I am planning on tiling a 13'X13' room with 13" tile and would like to lay the tile diagonally, but am curious if this will increase the number of tile I need. What is the calculation for figuring out how much tile I will need that figures in all the half tiles along the edges?

Tileguybob

06:08PM | 07/24/06
Member Since: 07/03/05
283 lifetime posts
Get your actual square footage and add about 15% for a diagonal set. Unless you just plain luck out you wont get half cuts along more than two adjoining walls.


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