Thinset & Grout Coverage Info

Thinset Coverage

 FLOOR APPLICATION

WALL APPLICATION 

TROWEL SIZE
(based on largest dimension)

COVERAGE
(based on 50lbs bag)

 Mesh Mosaics  Mesh Mosaics  3/16 inch V-Notch  90 - 100 Sq Ft
 4 inch - 12 inch Tile   4 inch - 12 inch Tile  1/4 inch Square  75 - 85 Sq Ft
 12 inch - 16 inch Tile   12 inch - 16 inch Tile  3/8 inch Square  60 - 70 Sq Ft
 16 inch or larger  16 inch or larger  1/2 inch Square or V-Notch  40 - 50 Sq Ft
 Tile thicker than 3/8 inch  Tile thicker than 3/8 inch  1/2 inch Square or V-Notch  40 -  50 Sq Ft
 Ungauged Tile **  Ungauged Tile **  1/2 inch Square or V-Notch  40 - 50 Sq Ft
 Cement Board Installation    1/4 inch Square  75 - 85 Sq Ft

 

Sanded

 TILE SIZE

RECOMMENDED SPACING 

Sq Ft COVERAGE
(based on 25lb sanded)

 Ceramic Mosaic  1/8 inch  40 - 75 Sq Ft
 Glass/Stone Mosaic  1/8 inch  30 - 50 Sq Ft 
 Pebbles  varies by sheet  20 - 35 Sq Ft
 3 x 6 inch  1/8 inch  105 - 115 Sq Ft
 4 inch  1/8 inch  105 - 115 Sq Ft
 8 inch  3/16 inch  95 - 105 Sq Ft
 12 inch  3/16 inch  115 - 125 Sq Ft
 18 inch  3/16 inch  140 - 150 Sq Ft
 12 x 24 inch  3/16 inch  130 - 140 Sq Ft
 24 inch  3/16 inch  190 - 200 Sq Ft

Unsanded

3 x 6 1/16 inch 40 - 50 Sq Ft
 4 x 16 inch  1/16 inch  60 - 70 Sq Ft
 8 x 20 inch  1/16 inch  90 - 100 Sq Ft
 10 x 13 inch  1/16 inch  80 - 90 Sq Ft
 12 x 18 inch  1/16 inch  120 - 130 Sq Ft