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Is It a Faux Pas to Have Different Tiles in Different Rooms of a House

Is It a Faux Pas to Have Different Tiles in Different Rooms of a House

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Old 09-19-20, 10:13 AM
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Is It a Faux Pas to Have Different Tiles in Different Rooms of a House

I want to add tile to a large room in my house that I suspect was once two seperate bedrooms. I want to remove the carpet. This room has two doors. One door exits into the living room and the other the kitchen. The tile I have located does not match what is in the kitchen and the livingroom has carpet for now.
 
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Old 09-19-20, 10:17 AM
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Interesting question.

The guy I work with is always bringing up tiles not matching rooms that abut or flooring that doesn't go the same direction in connecting rooms. I say so what.

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. You have to live it. If you like it..... go for it.
 
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I like for continuity thru out a house but if there is a door that closes or one floor covering isn't readily visible from the room with the different flooring - it's not a big deal. As Pete said, as long as it's fine with you and yours - go for.
 
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Old 09-19-20, 10:42 AM
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IMO, unless it's an open floor plan, it's okay to have the kitchen floor different, as long as there's some sort of divider between. Depends on the layout tho. I think I"d want the large room and the living room to match, but the kitchen could be different. Altho if they're closed doors, I think each room could be different and open doorways matching. Can you post any pics? That would better help to give opinions.
 
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It is your place, do what pleases you.
 
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Old 09-19-20, 11:13 AM
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I recall back in mid 70's, our house had different paint, different flooring, different everything in every room, especially the kids rooms.

Looking back it was horrible, I also strive for consistence through a house!
 
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