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Friday, August 16, 2013

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hard Core Remodeling but Were Afraid to Ask Part 55!

It's time to discuss how to get out of a tight spot.
You guys already know how to cut your tile into itty bitty pieces.
You can handle your $20 tile cutter like a fine machine in the straightaways.
But how's your cornering?
Today on
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hard Core Remodeling but Were Afraid to Ask!
we're going to take you on some hairpin turns.
Just like we matched up the fancy mosaic border, the best way to turn a corner is
just to continue the tile in a pattern.
Where it's possible, match up the lines, leveling as you go.
What happens if that's NOT possible?
Unless you have a perfectly square shower, with no features to work around,
chances are good you're going to compromise.
So get ready to compromise.
I've found "perfectly square" is like "unicorn" or "tooth fairy"
or "honest politician."
That kind of thing is purely your imagination.
Keep in mind that you'll be putting a decorative plate around all fixtures,
so you only have to get close.
Measure every piece you'll need to cut, just in case.
Never assume they'll all be the same size.
If they are, fabulous, that makes cutting faster, but if they aren't, this will save you waste.
And you may need to account for fun things like window sills.
Monday, I'm going to show off some decorative stuff.
Bubbles, anyone?

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