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How To Install Backsplash

By Belle Dixon. Interior. Published at Tuesday, September 04th, 2018 - 07:36:10 AM.

How to Install Backsplash is the sequence of steps you need to do in installing backsplash on your kitchen. You can choose whether you want to use tiles as your back splash or other materials. But the most common one is using tiles as the backsplash. You can choose the motif the tiles to create ambience in your kitchen. Each tile motif contributes different theme or decoration into your kitchen.

Well, here are some steps you need to do in installing tile backsplash. Before you start working the project, you need to supply yourself with a plenty of stocks. You need to prepare the tiles, the tile adhesive, grout, water, sponge, tape measure.

Firstly, measure the space. It is important to know to determine the best fit for your tile. Make sure that you get a good measurement. Make sure that you have enough tiles to fill the measured space, as well as a few extras for precaution. After that, you can apply the tile adhesive. You need to work in small section here because it dries fast.

Don't try to work too far ahead or your adhesive may dry before you get a chance to attach the tiles. Don’t apply the tile adhesive to the backs of the tiles, as it will be more difficult to attach them to the wall. The third step in How to Install Backsplash is installing the tile.

Ensuring that your tile is straight firmly press it into place and completely cover you wall. Then you can apply grout. Mix grout in an appropriate bucket and start to apply to tile surface. Spread the grout at a 45 degree angle in a sweeping pattern then remove the excess with water and sponge after allowing a few minutes for drying.

Repeat until the tile surface is visibly clean. After the grout has completely dried, clean it off again with a dry cloth. The last step is filling the corner between the counter and the tile using a mildew resistant caulk.

Voila, you can enjoy your new tile backsplash. But you need to maintain the beauty of this backsplash by wiping it down occasionally with a generic kitchen or glass cleaner to keep your backsplash looking its best. I am sure you are facing difficulties on How to Install Backsplash.


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