Tile Flooring Advice
August 6, 2004 9:35 AM   Subscribe

Can anyone share any info on Edge Precizion Tile flooring? I'm considering it for a DIY kitchen, but have been reading some horror stories online from untrusted sources. (yes, I trust the opinions of my mefi pals!!)
posted by archimago to Home & Garden (5 answers total)
I saw a commercial for that stuff flash by while watching TiVo yesterday. What would be more horrific about it than regular tiles? It just seemed to be two-tiles-in-one with a groove to help you line the rectangles up evenly.
posted by bcwinters at 10:51 AM on August 6, 2004

Response by poster: horrific in terms of durability and what happens to the floor after it's been installed.
posted by archimago at 11:00 AM on August 6, 2004

I've never used the product, but I have a lot of experience laying tile. Is the product significantly lower in cost than regular tile? If not, or if it's more expensive, than I might consider just doing tile instead. It's really not hard at all. Going around weird objects can be a little tricky, and you'll want to have some extra tiles for those times when your cut doesn't work, or you break a tile...but really, floating a floor and laying tile with spacers is really simple, and the end results will last for nigh onto forever.
posted by dejah420 at 11:53 AM on August 6, 2004

I noticed the online prices for the Precizion tiles were 10 times the price of normal tiles - Lowes has them for close to $40 per square foot.. I don't understand how they can justify that price point.
posted by jazzkat11 at 1:55 PM on August 6, 2004

BTW, after a long night spent doing large calculations and complex equations, I came to the realization that 100 square feet (about the size of my kitchen), would cost $4000 just in tiles alone to cover using the Precizion tiles.. I must be missing something - that seems outlandish.
posted by jazzkat11 at 5:35 AM on August 7, 2004

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