In today's article you'll explore the secrets of the herringbone tile pattern, with exclusive designs for herringbone tile floor and backsplash, now we're going to talk in general about this herringbone tile pattern and show some inspiring floor designs and backsplash in the next article I'll explain with photos on how to install the herringbone backsplash or tile floor step by step.
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Herringbone tile pattern requirements
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The herringbone tile pattern originates from of the Roman era. The original name is the fish-bone pattern, it describes the appearance of the pattern. If you look from above onto the laid stones, so it looks very similar to a fish bone without midsection.
The effect of the narrow pattern is rather rustic and therefore less suitable for modern office and residential buildings. But especially in large halls and auditoriums, the herringbone tile floor makes an interesting and ancient atmosphere. Often the installation technique is used for outdoor use. Terraces or garden paths can be laid with matching stones in this pattern. Particularly different colored stones can give so sexy design possibilities.
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Modern herringbone tile floor designs
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To get a nice herringbone tile floor or backsplash, find the center of the wall or the floor you want to install a herringbone tile pattern, and start from there, you also can start from one of the edges of the floor or the wall, this may reduce the number of the tiles you may cut and gives you more control on the installation process
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For indoors You can also use narrowly tailored herringbone tile pattern. Think, however, in this case to the plurality of the joints caused by the installation technique. Therefore use plenty of joining material in order to fill all the gaps.
Herringbone backsplash for elegant kitchen
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