Checkered Floors: Tile

Posted on Feb 26, 2012 in 2012 Bathroom Remodel | 3 Comments

The final coats of paint on the ceiling and bead board were just dry when Ben and I started in on the tile this past Thursday. As usual, Ben showed me the ropes and we moved very quickly laying the new floor.

Other than running out of thin set and prolonging the project to two days instead of one, everything went incredibly smoothly. We were shocked by how little tile we had leftover – literally any less wouldn”t have been enough. Also, it just so happened that waste from cutting the 12×12 sheets on one end of the room fit perfectly to make up space on another wall. In Ben”s words, “This just doesn”t happen. Ridiculous.” Once the mortar cures, I”ll grout, and then the real fun begins.

The best part of the process was seeing Julie light up when online casino she saw the tile.

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The master, showing me how to lay out the room.

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Yours truly, learning on the job. Tile isn”t so difficult, but I highly recommend recruiting someone who can show you which mistakes to avoid.

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Straighter lines than I expected.

3 Comments

  1. Julie
    February 27, 2012

    That tile makes me giddy!

    Reply
  2. Jamie
    February 28, 2012

    Dig the t-shirt Dodds.

    Reply
    • admin
      February 28, 2012

      Gotta stay comfy while you work.

      Reply

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