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Forum topic by cutworm posted 10-16-2013 12:11 AM 425 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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cutworm

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10-16-2013 12:11 AM

I broke a couple of these tiles and am not having any luck finding replacements. The home was built in the 30’s but the tile was installed at some point after that – no idea when. They are about 5”x5 1/2” each and are white.
Any leads would be greatly appreciated.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"


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#1 posted 10-16-2013 12:21 AM

That is going to be a tough one. I assume you have taken either a piece or a picture to a local tile distributor? There are new tiles on the market similar, but probably not exactly the same. They will be spendy too.

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 12:54 AM

I think its called lantern tile. It’s still available, Merola might make it. Here’s a pic of the way it’s normally installed:
http://www.houzz.com/photos/1076736/Traditional-Bathroom-traditional-bathroom-dc-metro
But if it’s old then it might be hard to find the same white in that size. Good luck.

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 12:08 PM

Thanks Joe,
I emailed a photo to Merola. Maybe they can point me in the right direction.

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