DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Flooring (
-   -   Cutting a 4" hole in tile? (

kcrossley2 02-18-2008 03:37 PM

Cutting a 4" hole in tile?
I need to cut a 4" diameter hole in my laundry room ceramic tile for a dryer vent. What's the best way to do this to avoid cracking the tile?


redline 02-18-2008 04:29 PM

Is this tile on the floor or on the wall?

Bud Cline 02-18-2008 04:59 PM

RotoZip with a diamond blade. Unless you have access to a 4" coring tool, actualy the hole would need to be a little bigger than that.:)

kcrossley2 02-18-2008 10:33 PM

That's a great idea. I forgot about my trusty RotoZip.

Bud Cline 02-18-2008 10:55 PM

A right angle grinder with a four inch blade won't cut a neat four inch hole but a RotoZip with a 2-1/2" or 3" diamond blade will.

Just thought I'd throw that out there.:):thumbup:

kcrossley2 02-19-2008 12:21 AM

And guess what the RotoZip people are advertising this week?

And here are some other things you can do with the RotoZip:

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:31 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1