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Unread 05-02-2007, 01:18 PM   #1
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Question layout for 20x20 tile

I am replacing the 10x10 tiles in my entrance foyer, kitchen and half bath. I am looking at 20x20 tiles (Antares). I'm not sure how to lay them out. I was thinking of a running bond pattern, but in reading the posts, it seems that no one does that - it is either diagonal or straight. Is a running bond pattern a dated style? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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Unread 05-02-2007, 01:42 PM   #2
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I think the running bond pattern has become more popular in the last few years. I installed it that way in the master bath of my last house a couple years ago, and did the same in my new laundry room last year.

Try laying some out in different patterns in your foyer and see what appeals to you.
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Unread 05-02-2007, 03:05 PM   #3
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eileent,
Welcome to the Forum....
No problem with running bond... It's like Michael said, try some and see what suits your fancy... With larger tile format, the floor needs to be pretty flat...
Ruynning bond is one of the classics...
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Unread 05-02-2007, 04:02 PM   #4
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Just put in 1700 sq. ft. of 20" tile in a church foyer using running bond. It looks great..........no reason NOT to do it.
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Unread 05-02-2007, 05:23 PM   #5
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Unread 05-02-2007, 06:10 PM   #6
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Yeah, it's still real popular, I'd go with it.
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Unread 05-03-2007, 01:18 PM   #7
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Smile

Thank you all for your input and encouragement. This is the first time I have undertaken a project in such a large area and am really nervous about it.
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Unread 05-03-2007, 05:43 PM   #8
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Michele,
It's these great big fingers and those tiny keys on the keyboard and the drugs make me feel funny when I've had too much alcohol...
anyway.... musta been a tippo........ Under these conditions - everything looks like a running bond anyway....
Consider it corrected...... Sorry Eileent..
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