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Old 03-07-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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I am renting. The LL ripped out an old vanity before I rented and put in a smaller one, so now the tile on the wall is missing around the present vanity, which is still ugly and outdated. The walls have no tiles and obvious cut outs from the original vanity. One whole wall is cheap board not even drywall. I want to fix the wall to make it look less ugly. I am OK with buying tile and fixing their mickey mouse job, even spackeling and painting the bad wall.

THey gave me the OK to do anything to the house, they don't care about paint colors etc. I would obviously clear any money spent on my part to be taken off rent, and get OK's on anything major before starting...

I need insight on matching tile. The rest of the bathroom has standard tile size. It looks like I can but smaller squares to fit the job. Feedback?

PS They patched some tiles on the tub and didb't even match the color, so I think I can find a better match than they did.

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Old 03-07-2011, 07:27 PM   #2
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I need insight on matching tile. The rest of the bathroom has standard tile size. It looks like I can put smaller squares to fit the job. Feedback?
No such thing as "standard size tiles" these days.

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Yow, it's kinda' difficult to offer anything based on your statements.
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The best you can do is take one of the tiles into a tile store and see if they can find a match. You will most likely end up replacing all the tile if the landlord is ok with that.
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Realize a tile has 3 dimensions. Make sure the tile thickness is the same or a little thinner.
I love it when they put the vanity in first and tile around it on the floor and walls. Look at all the money they saved on tile.
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