DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Flooring > Where to Start




Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-02-2008, 05:28 AM  
cibula11
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 331
Default Where to Start

I am tiling my backsplash and was wondering what is the best place to start? The shape of the kitchen is like an "L". Should I start in the corner, or centered on a wall?


cibula11 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2008, 05:40 AM  
inspectorD
Housebroken
HRT_ADMIN.png
 
inspectorD's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Litchfield, CT
Posts: 4,265
Liked 187 Times on 156 Posts
Likes Given: 471

Default Opinion

I always start with a full tile on the ends. Then let the inside back corner lay as it may. You tend to notice the ends more.
Usually you have something in that corner to hide the discrepancy...like a coffee maker or sumthin.
__________________
Just My
Made in the
inspectorD is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2008, 07:05 AM  
cibula11
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 331
Default

Coffee maker....didn't think about that. Very true. Thanks. I have subway tile, so I'm guessing since there is no specific pattern with different colors it probably won't matter where I start.

Anything will look better than drwall
cibula11 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Dishwasher wont start SGriffths General Appliance Discussion 3 11-06-2008 07:12 PM
Ultra V Tech 80 LED constantly blinking will not start jtoast HVAC 1 10-23-2008 02:16 PM
What to start with? Dan208 General Home Improvement Discussion 4 05-02-2008 09:05 AM
Grout/caulking. Not sure where to start rolltrain General Home Improvement Discussion 3 01-11-2008 07:08 AM

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS