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How to Install Diagonal Floor Tile

Adding interest to a tile floor is as simple as laying tiles diagonally instead of squared off with the wall. Diagonally placing tiles is an easy project for any moderately skilled DIYer.

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Materials

  • tile
  • tile adhesive
  • water
  • cement backer board
  • cement screws
  • grout mix
  • grout and tile sealer
  • speed square
  • thinset

Tools

  • tile spacers
  • mixing buckets
  • drill
  • paddle mixer
  • driver bit
  • tape measure
  • pencil
  • 2' level
  • square-notched trowel
  • wet saw
  • safety glasses
  • knee pads
  • grout float

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