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Tile Laying Patterns

Linear
Linear

When tiling in a linear pattern, we recommend allowing 10-20% extra for cuts and breakages.

Mixed Linear
Mixed Linear

When tiling in a mixed linear pattern, we recommend allowing 10% extra for cuts and breakages.

Diamond
Diamond

If the tiles are being laid in a diamond pattern, there will be more cutting involved and you will need to allow 20% extra for cuts and breakages. Please note this pattern is for illustrative purposes only. When tiling in a diamond pattern, all cuts around the outside edges of the surface should be uniform.

Herringbone
Herringbone

If the tiles are being laid in a herringbone pattern, there will be more cutting involved and you will need to allow 20% extra for cuts and breakages.

Block Herringbone
Block Herringbone

When tiling in a block herringbone pattern, we recommend allowing 10% extra for cuts and breakages.

Small Format Brick Bond
Small Format Brick Bond

Suitable for small tiles. When tiling in a brick bond pattern, we recommend allowing 10% extra for cuts and breakages. For tiles 30 x 60cm or larger only ever brick bond 33% overlap to avoid lipping.

3/4 Brick Bond
3/4 Brick Bond

Tiling in a 3/4 or 1/3 brick bond pattern prevents lipping. We recommend allowing 10-20% extra for cuts and breakages.

Basket Weave
Basket Weave

When tiling in a basket weave pattern, we recommend allowing 10-20% extra for cuts and breakages.

Hexagon
Hexagon

When tiling in a hexagon pattern, we recommend allowing 10% extra for cuts and breakages.

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