4.25′ Hex Tile Installation
Well I said I would provide pictures of the floor. The room is so small only one picture is needed.
Installing this tile was incredibly tedious. 16 hours and a very sore back is all you need to invest if you would like a floor like this. Oh I forgot, you’ll want to add a week of recovery and $700 for the tile to the cost as well.
Hex tile installation tips: Remember to order the Y spacers at the same time you order the tile. If you don’t, you’re in for a lot of extra work. Keeping even spacing between these tiles is critical and not as easy as you might think. Unlike square tiles which give you corners to line-up, hex tiles don’t provide easy reference points. The only solution I found was to keep all tile edges parallel to each other by install 12 1/8′ spacers per tile (two per side). If you let these tiles wander even a little bit you can quickly find yourself in a jam.
Also, as I said in my previous post — layout you pattern in advance and always start from the center of the floor.