Laying Tile In Bathroom Around Toilet
The end result looks more professional.
Laying tile in bathroom around toilet. Here are some top reasons why. As you will need to cut the tiles to shape around the toilet base. Tracing tile cut lines before toilet installation. Most toilet base are oval shape with unparalleled curves so good tiling skill is needed if you want a nice fit.
Easier to replace the toilet down the road especially if it has a different footprint. Trace the outline of the surrounding grout lines of tiles already installed. Install the full tiles surrounding the toilet first. Install full vinyl tiles on the bathroom floor stopping when the full tiles will not fit next to the toilet flange.
Set your dummy tile between the edge of the placed tile and the toilet. Tile the areas away from the toilet flange first. This will leave you with an uncovered area around the base of the toilet. Because toilets sit on top of tile any rough cuts are hidden making it easy to achieve the appearance of tile that has been custom cut for your bathroom.
5 lift the pieces of paper and. Less cutting involved less frustration trying to cut the tile up to the toilet. It s entirely up to you. But think of it this way if you leave the toilet as it is there will be more work when tiling around the toilet.
To install tile properly around the toilet you need to affix it to the floor under the fixture. Bend the cardboard back on the dummy tile where it meets the base of the toilet. Why though are the majority of professionals in favor of tiling under the toilet. In this video i show how to cut vinyl plank flooring around a toilet vinyl plank flooring is the going thing at the moment so jump on the trend and use these cheat code videos to install vinyl.
Tracing and cutting tiles around an installed toilet. Keeping the dummy tile folded back place this over a tile. Use the folded dummy tile as a pattern and trace the bent edge on the tile to show you where you need to cut.