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    Default Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    I have laid all the full tiles down on my kitchen floor and now am ready to start on the cutting.

    How far under the cubboards should I tile? I was thinking of cutting them 5mm from the feet?

    What do you pro's normally do?

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    Plinths are generally 15mm thick so thats the tolerance youve got to play with. I cut to the cabinet legs.

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    To the legs or even wind the legs up and push tile under.

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    Just cut your tiles so they leave a small gap around the legs.


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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    I generally go upto the feet

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    Ok cheers guys for replying

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    I'm with Sir Ramic, why cut when you can lift the leg up?

    You wouldn't tile round the feet of the customer while he stands for 6 hours behind you would you?

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    Because its quicker to cut a tile and fix it than to screw the leg up, position the tile and then screw the leg down after the tile has set.
    Personal preference really

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    I have cut them to the feet.

    I did think about leaving them whole but looking at it again it was better to cut them as I was able to use the off cuts else where.

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    Problem with jacking all the legs up is there is nothing to support the units so i do both, some are cut up too and some under. Simples

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    i normally cut to feet but either way is fine if your tile is slightly longer you can slide a whole tile in under feet saves cutting them and as above screw down feet when addy has set job done!

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    Default Re: Tiling a Kitchen floor.

    All the above
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