How to Cut a Hole in Tile

Don't splice ceramic tile around fixtures

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Masonry drill bit
  • Coping saw
  • Carbide-grit ceramic-tile hole saw
  • Tape measure
  • Ceramic blade for coping saw
  • Corded drill
  • Extension cord
  • Dust mask
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses