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Old 08-22-2011, 05:49 PM   #1
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Tile Grout Spacers

What size spacers would you use for 12x12 porcelain tile in a tiny bathroom?

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Old 08-22-2011, 06:40 PM   #2
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Tile Grout Spacers

i personally like 1/8 - 3/16 grout lines but it will depend on the quality of your tiles. some tiles will vary in size and tile spacers will not help you at all. i rarely use spacers, i like to lay a tile grid with chalk lines by measuring 2 tiles+2 grout joints and boxing a grid on the floor. this tecnique plus a good straight edge to work against works good for me.

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Old 08-22-2011, 08:11 PM   #3
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Tile Grout Spacers

Spacers? Never on floors, for me too.

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Old 08-22-2011, 08:20 PM   #4
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"Spacers"? You don't need no stinking spacers.
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