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7 Common Tile Sizes Available

by Philip Smith Inbound Marketing Manager

Whether you are going to buy natural stone, ceramic-porcelain, or mosaic tiles, you will have to decide on the right tile size based on your preferences and project type. And the number of sizes available will always leave you speechless if you are buying tiles for the first time.

So, help you take informed decision, this article talks about 7 common tile sizes and the projects they will be suitable for.  Check out the following subsections –

1 X 1 Inch Square Tiles –

That’s the smallest tile you get in the market. Ideally, a square or rectangle mosaic tile is made up of multiple 1 X 1 inch square tiles. So, if your mosaic tile is 1 sq.ft, there will be 12 X 12 columns and rows of these 1 X 1 inch square tiles.

2 X 2 Inch Square Tiles –

These tiles could be a part of a larger tile. However, they can also be used individually for creating walls and backsplashes in kitchens and bathrooms. You can also use them in other indoor vertical applications.

1 X 2 Inch Rectangle Tiles –

These are subway tiles, with the look and feel of mosaic tiles. The aspect ratio of these tiles is - 1:2 :: height: width.

3 X 6 Inch Rectangle Tiles –

Size-wise, this is classic subway tile. Initially, these tiles were used in subways, but today, they can be found in residential and commercial kitchens/bathrooms. You can use them for walls and backsplashes.

12 X 12 Inch Square Tile –

The most common tile size! 1 sq.ft. tile are used for walls and floors, and can be available in stones, ceramic, metal, glass, and other materials.

4 X 24 Inch Planks –

These are typically a flooring material, however, you can use your aesthetic sense to deck your walls as well. The size of the tile is similar to that of real wood planks, and most likely, these tiles will be available in wood effect.

24 x 24 Inch Square Tiles –

These are large size tiles, and make a great choice for creating floors and walls. These tiles can create an illusion and make your small space feel larger due to fewer grout lines.

This informative blog has been brought to you by ShadesOfStone.com, one of the trusted tile stores in US.


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