Wall tile size 13x26 too big for small bathroom?

janesylviaFebruary 25, 2012

Would the wall tile size 13x26 for the bathtub with shower too big for a small bathroom?

Thank you very much.

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treasuretheday

I don't think so. To me, less grout lines = less busy = more visually spacious.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 8:50AM
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mydreamhome

I like the larger tile in the rectangle shape. I think it will make the tub area if not the whole bathroom look and feel more open & airy. DS1&2's baths have 9x18 tiles in a brick pattern and they look really nice. To add onto treasure's equation above...less grout lines = less potential for mildew/mold = less/easier cleaning.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 9:12AM
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jjaazzy

I used 24" x 24" with 0 grout lines! Love it! Easy easy clean up. Looks great! We squeegee after each shower and every once in a while I scrub around the bottom 10" or so with a microfiber to get the film build up off. But no scrubbing grout! At least not where the big tile is concerned.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 10:54AM
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pharaoh

Grout is your enemy. Minimize, or eliminate. Get large tiles , or slabs if you can afford it.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 12:04PM
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cat_mom

We used large format tile in our small bathroom and don't feel they look too big at all. Opens up the space nicely.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 12:06PM
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janesylvia

Thank you very much for all the responses above, which are really helpful. My dreamhome, your wall tiles are so beautiful. I really like it!

    Bookmark   February 26, 2012 at 3:51PM
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cheryl444

Love the tiles. The bigger the better, especially in such a light shade.

The bathroom I'm about to remodel is set up just like yours. Can't wait to see what you do with the space!

Cheryl

    Bookmark   February 28, 2012 at 1:24PM
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