How to Lay Out Hexagonal Floor Tile

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Hexagonal floor tile can laid out to create different designs for an upscale floor remodel. Any remodeling project will require doing your homework. Get several cost estimates to insure getting the best deals on supplies. Your budget should include tile cost plus installation materials and tools. Ask friends or family members to help you complete the tiles to make the job faster.

How to lay out hexagonal floor tile, measure the area tile and buy a sufficient number of tiles to cover the square footage. It’s a good idea to buy 10 to 15 percent more tile in the present case of error. Then measure and mark a quarter-inch hole from the walls. The sheets of cement support plate will cover the floor starts in that the 1/4-inch marks. The support plate helps keep the floor level and sturdy. Using a trowel, apply a layer of adhesive large enough for a sheet support plate, and fix the support plate while the adhesive still wet. When all the support plate is down, nailing it to the floor every 6 to 8 inches.

After that to lay out hexagonal floor tile, test design by fixing the hexagonal tiles in the desired pattern without using mortar. Tiles lining the walls must marked using a ruler and pencil. And then trimmed with tile cutters to form a firm, straight line.

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