# How many 12×12 do I need?

## How many 12×12 do I need?

Divide the total number of tiles you need by 12. You should do this because 12 by 12 tiles are usually sold in boxes of 12, so you’ll need to know how many boxes of tile to buy. For example, if you calculated a total of 186 square feet, this works out to 15.5 boxes.

## How many square feet is a 12 by 24 tile?

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Tile Calculator by Tile Size

Size (inches) Square Feet
12×12 1
12×24 2
16×16 1.78
18×18 2.25

Is there a way to calculate the number of tiles you need?

No link. The tile calculator lets you know how many tiles you will need based on the size of the tile and the square footage of the area you are tiling. This number is the exact amount you will need, but it is recommended that you add an additional 10% because some tiles will need to be cut.

### Which is the best tile size to install?

Square sizes (same width and length) are the most popular, accessible, and easiest to install. While straight edge tiles (rectangular, square, parallelogram) are the most common, unique tile shapes also exist, though installation is not as easy.

### What’s the average size of a tile floor?

Tile Installation Options. Size. Tile size can range anywhere from smaller mosaics that are 3/8″, to 24″ × 48″ slab tiles and everything in between. Square sizes (same width and length) are the most popular, accessible, and easiest to install.

Which is the best tile shape to use?

While there are many different types of tile shapes, square or rectangular ones are most commonly used due to ease of installation and the low amount of waste with many layouts. Our calculator supports these two types, so if your design involves hexagonal, triangular, etc. shaped tiles you will need to do the math yourself.