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A Cavalcade of Diagonal Floor Tile
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Why tile diagonally? Isn't this pattern of tiling unnecessarily wasteful and--gosh, I don't know--too showy or something?

Diagonal tile isn't just found in the mansions of the rich and decadent; it's found anywhere you want to spruce up a small bathroom with minimal extra effort and almost no extra materials costs.

Yes, diagonal flooring tile is a time-tested method of tiling a small bath. By contrast, laying the tile at 90 degrees to the walls and counters creates a boxed-in effect. Diagonal placement helps visually "open up" the flooring pattern.

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