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Hi, I hope someone can help me....
I am installing 3x6” subway tiles around my 5” built in corner tub. The tiles above the tub were done in a brick style pattern. My issue now is the front face is 46”...... the face by the toilet is 24”, and the other face is 9.5”. What sort of layout would be the most aesthetically pleasing. Thank you so much in advance
 

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Hi, I hope someone can help me....
I am installing 3x6” subway tiles around my 5” built in corner tub. The tiles above the tub were done in a brick style pattern. My issue now is the front face is 46”...... the face by the toilet is 24”, and the other face is 9.5”. What sort of layout would be the most aesthetically pleasing. Thank you so much in advance
Out of curiosity, did you work out and set out the height from floor level to the top edge of the tub?
I see that you have set a full height tile on the top edge of the tub, for which you gotta be seriously lucky for that to happen when tiling up from the floor, or have you already worked out the size of cut at floor level?
What is the overal finish height of tiling? Are you running up to ceiling height anywhere?
 
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Out of curiosity, did you work out and set out the height from floor level to the top edge of the tub?
I see that you have set a full height tile on the top edge of the tub, for which you gotta be seriously lucky for that to happen when tiling up from the floor, or have you already worked out the size of cut at floor level?
What is the overal finish height of tiling? Are you running up to ceiling height anywhere?
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Thank you for your response...
I am retiling, the tub surround was already in place, it was done with 3” tiles in a stack pattern . I did not foresee the issues that accompany the 3x6” brick pattern..... I am
18-1/8” from the subfloor, I intend to do the top horizontal piece and the top vertical piece at the same time using a ledger board and letting it set. My problem lies with the layout and trying to make it look nice.
No , not running to the ceiling, just one more course with a trim finish
Thank you
 
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Out of curiosity, did you work out and set out the height from floor level to the top edge of the tub?
I see that you have set a full height tile on the top edge of the tub, for which you gotta be seriously lucky for that to happen when tiling up from the floor, or have you already worked out the size of cut at floor level?
What is the overal finish height of tiling? Are you running up to ceiling height anywhere?
I think that what you see is the extent of the wall tiling, the bath panel is a separate
item, I could be wrong. The way you have set out the front of the panel looks fine.
 
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I think that what you see is the extent of the wall tiling, the bath panel is a separate
item, I could be wrong. The way you have set out the front of the panel looks fine.
Thanks for the reply....... the issue arrives on the next course...... using the brick pattern, I will having tile lengths of 6”-3”-2” on the end of the run......maybe, on the face, I should stack 4” pieces dead centre, then continue the brick pattern each way ??.....
 
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Thanks for the reply....... the issue arrives on the next course...... using the brick pattern, I will having tile lengths of 6”-3”-2” on the end of the run......maybe, on the face, I should stack 4” pieces dead centre, then continue the brick pattern each way ??.....
As Albert says the lower course that you have set is okay but when it comes to the edges and you make the cut, you need to use the off cut as the wrap around to start the side run. Then when you set the 2nd row and you get to the edges you will do the same and use the last front edge off cut again as the wrap around, then so on. It will look good once finished for sure.
Out of curiosity though, will you be mitering the vertical joint or using a trim?
 
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I am thinking trim.....

I was just thinking, on the second course, that instead of the 6-3-2” tile finish,........ to just do a 6-5”and then continue around the corner
 
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I am thinking trim.....

I was just thinking, on the second course, that instead of the 6-3-2” tile finish,........ to just do a 6-5”and then continue around the corner
Trim would be fine but I personally reckon that the 50/50 brick bond would be more in keeping with what is already on the wall above the tub. It would bring the upper and lower sections tgether.

Your call though 😂😂
 

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