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What Sizes Should I Choose With Tile Flooring?

Floor tile comes in all sizes, from the tiny 1X1 mosaic to 3 X 6 rectangles and the 25-square large porcelain format.

However, deciding what sizes you should choose can be confusing, so here are some tips.

Different tile sizes impact the visual appeal of a room, and they can also affect a remodeling project by either enhancing or harming it.

Choose tile size according to the space size

When you walk into a tile shop, you'll see an almost unlimited number of shapes, sizes, and styles - always keep room proportion in mind!

Small tiles work in small spaces, while a large open kitchen and dining room can handle large tiles.

An excellent way to start is by measuring the width and length of the floor; that will give you the square footage.

Then create a template of sorts on paper where you can explore floor tiles to see what sizes and shapes you like best.

Take cabinets, counters, corners, and islands into account.

Keep in mind that large tiles won't provide as much flexibility as smaller ones.

Floor tile and appearances

Large square and rectangular tiles, no larger than 18 inches in width or length, can make a room appear larger; there are fewer grout lines, visual breaks, and the dimensions can elongate a space.

However, anything bigger than 18 to 24 inches will overwhelm a small space like the bathroom, and will make it feel small and cluttered.

A small floor tile, such as a mosaic, can add depth to a room - likewise, horizontal layouts make a room seem wider.

Our tile store experts can help you figure it all out!

Tile flooring and a reputation our customers can stand on!

Our professionals can help you turn your vision into reality - Kluesner Flooring has over 25 years of experience with knowledgeable staff and expert installers.

Visit our showroom in Manchester, IA, to arrange your free in-home estimate - we're convenient to Edgewood, Farley, Peosta, and surrounding areas.

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