One of the biggest predicted trends for tiling this year is the basket weave. Perfect for tiling both floors and walls, the basket weave tiling layout can be a stunning addition to any room. But what is the basket weave tiling layout? And what are the benefits of this tiling pattern? Well, here at Tiles 2 Go, we are Preston’s leading tiling experts. We stock a variety of tiles perfect for any property, contemporary and traditional. And this is our guide to everything you should know about the basket weave tiling layout.
What is the basket weave tiling layout?
The basket weave tiling layout is a complex arrangement of rectangular or subway tiles. To create this, you need to be able to lay two or more tiles alongside each other, to make a square shape. Assuming you lay these first tiles horizontally, you then need to lay the next tiles vertically, alternating the angle each time you lay a new set of two or more tiles.Completed, this tiling layout looks like this:
What are the advantages of the basket weave tiling layout?
So, what are the advantages of opting for this type of tiling layout? Well, there are several, including:
- Increasing visual interest in any room- the basket weave tiling layout is a visual and tactile design that can be very visually appealing.
- Versatile tiling layout- the basket weave tiling layout is incredibly versatile. This tiling layout can be applied to full floors and walls, which can be a stunning addition to any traditional or rustic kitchen. Or alternatively, they can be used in smaller areas, like feature walls or splash-back zones. This can draw attention to the design, while adding character and depth to your room.
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