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Unit: Resilient tiles

LMFFL2302A: Install resilient resilient tiles using standard installation practices

Section 2: Square layout techniques

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It takes time to set out properly for a tiled floor, but it's crucial to get it right before you start.

Proper setting out will help you to avoid layout problems or awkward cuts when you get to the perimeter walls or architectural features in the room.

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In this section, we'll discuss ways to find the centre of the room and mark 'working lines' on the floor.

We'll also cover the techniques used to lay tiles in a square design and scribe and fit the border tiles.

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Completing this section

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The assignment for this section will check your understanding of the calculations and procedures involved in setting out the working lines for a simple tiled floor.

Have a look at the Assignment now to see what you'll need to do to complete it. You'll find the link in the menu bar.

Also in the menu bar are links to the lessons for this section:

  • Finding the starting point

  • Marking working lines

  • Laying field tiles

  • Laying border tiles.

These lessons will provide you with background information that will help you with the assignment.

The Just for fun exercise will show you a particular sequence for building up square tiles in a pyramid pattern.

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