Herringbone - Bathroom Tile Laying Tips

December 7, 2017

When you renovate bathrooms for a living its crucial you stay on top of the trends that are happening. One of the latest trends is laying tiles is in the Herringbone fashion which effectively any rectangular tile can be laid this way.  The herringbone pattern is just as easy to lay as any other pattern, it is just more time consuming most Perth tilers when working on your bathroom will most likely talk you out of it. However the end result is definitely worth the patience and time as the pattern can make any ordinary subway tile or wood plan style tile look completely different.


Why should i lay them in Herringbone

The answer is simple you are wanting to archive something unique in your bathroom. We recently wrote a post about budget bathroom tiling tricks and this is one of them It has a wow factor but does not cost the earth 



What is the best way to lay them 

When tiling a herringbone pattern, standard rule of thumb is that each rectangular tile is laid at 90 degree to the tile next to it, creating what the experts refer to as a “fish bone” pattern that also resembles a set of arrows or triangles.



Whats the best grout to use

This is completely up to your personal taste and the design that you are after. It really depends on if you are making a feature or if your tile has a pattern. Matching will make the feature blend a darker grout will make the feature stand out. Most tilers in Perth WA, who tile your bathroom will often be able to give you better advice



All bathrooms are different with no two ever the same so it's important to take our advice as just a guide to help you along the way. The advice we give is based on bathrooms completed in Perth WA. We at on the ball bathrooms love feed back. Let us know what you think, experiences you have had or any questions you would love to know the answer to. We will aim to help or give any piece of mind we can as nothing would make us happier. If you are looking for a bathroom renovations quote and you live in Perth, Western Australia please don't hesitate to send us an email at ontheballbathrooms@gmail.com or give us a call on 0419964678.  


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