The best place to stop running the tile is under the door. From the bathroom side, you want to see tile disappear under the door, from the hallway side, you don't want to see tile if the hallway is hardwood or carpet.
The layout looks best with a full tile starting at the doorway (cut tiles at the doorway can be distracting). Subsequent rows of full tiles line up from the doorway, leaving any cut tiles at the opposite side of the room where they're less noticeable and may be covered by furnishings or cabinets.
5-6mm into the casing where the door closes. Hopefully the floor covering on the other side also goes into the casing by at least that much.
Lay your tile
Work slowly and methodically. Insert spacers between each tile and clean any excess mortar from the joints with a utility knife as you go. It's a good idea to pull out a straightedge every couple of tiles, too. That way, if the tile's not straight, you can adjust it before the thinset dries.
Find your starting point: when tiling hallway floors, measure the farthest end of the room widthways and mark the central point with a pencil. This will be your starting point, working in rows towards the other end of the room (eg a doorway).
Here is where you should place transition strips in a doorway: Transition strips should be placed in the center of the door opening where the opening is the smallest. In this placement, the transition strip will not impact the door's ability to close regardless of which way the door swings.
When installing tile on a wood subfloor, a layer of 1/2″ cement backer board needs to be installed first so the tile will adhere properly. To trim door jambs and casings for tile on a wood subfloor: Put a tile on the plywood subfloor. Place a scrap of backer board on top of the tile.
Generally speaking, there are two main techniques related to installing tile around door jambs. On one hand, you can mark the tile and cut it out as to fit around the wooden jambs. On the other hand, you can choose to cut the door jamb, as to lay the tile under it.
The layout grid must be square to avoid odd-shaped tiles along the walls. To establish a layout grid, use the "3-4-5 rule" to form right angles. Measure and mark a point along one of the chalk lines 3 feet from the center. Measure and mark a point along the intersecting chalk line 4 feet from the center.
You typically want to start your bathroom tile installation in the back corner. But if you just start tiling from the back corner, your most visible areas will not line up as planned. Instead, carefully layout the floor tiles with the tile spacers in between them.
Yes! You absolutely can! But the way you choose to do it can make a big difference in your tiling looks the next day!
It's always advisable to start tiling your grid in the centre of the wall, as it's easier to make sure your pattern is symmetrical. It also means any half-tiles you may need can go at the end of each row and will be of matching size.
Diagonal tile patterns almost always begin in the center or near the center of the room. To lay out a diagonal pattern, snap a line from one corner to the opposite. Measure the line and find its center point. Snap a second chalk line 90 degrees to the first at the center point.
The short answer is, in the majority of cases, tile should always go under baseboards. Baseboards provide cover for uneven walls, hide the end cuts for tile, and provide an aesthetically pleasing finish to a room by connecting it all.
Why? Install all of the ceramic tiles in the room first. Then, install the door casing, leaving a small space between the top of the tile and the bottom of the casing. Ceramic tile is difficult to cut at odd angles, while wood is much easier to cut.
You can install door frames before flooring, but installing the doors may need to be done after the flooring---or at least the doors will be removed while the flooring is installed.
Transitioning to a Different Laminate Floor
You simply change the boards in the middle of the doorway and continue the installation in the other room with the new flooring. The transition line looks best when it's under the closed door or lined up with the front edge.
Why Do I Need to Use Transition Strips? Transition strips serve two main purposes in a residential or commercial space. First, they're put in place to make navigating from room to room easier. They also provide a visual break between rooms and flooring materials that might otherwise be jarring and less than attractive.
You can install the tile directly on the concrete. You can install a CBU or cement board on the concrete, then the tile on top of that. Finally, you can use an uncoupling membrane between the tile and the concrete.