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Old 07-03-2010, 11:19 PM   #1
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What is the best size tile to use for a shower in a small bathroom?
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Tile size is a matter of taste and style. Larger tiles actually make a room look a bit more spacious.

I like the larger tiles,like 8 x12 even 12x12.

Look in some tile books or decorating magazines. You will get some ideas. If you have a tile store near by you may find sample rooms set up.----Mike---
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"Best" in what way? Appearance or ease of installation? Appearance is a matter of opinion.

Are you going to tile it yourself? If so, in my very limited experience, and from what I've read here, I would suggest somewhere between six inch square and 13x13. Small mosaic tile can be hard to line up properly covering larger areas, especially on a vertical surface. Bigger tiles can be a challenge to install without "lippage" (where one corner sticks up higher than the next).
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