By Penn Haupt. Contemporary Kitchen. Published at Friday, April 27th, 2018 - 20:27:17 PM.
You want to have a clean and awesome kitchen room but do not have enough time for kitchen maintenance? Installing kitchen protections must be the perfect solution. Backsplash is one of the protections you must have in your beloved kitchen room.
A backsplash becomes important because it can protect your kitchen wall from splashes of both water and oil as well as any other liquids. Besides to be a wall protection near the sink and cookery, backsplash must also a decoration, usually as a focal point. That’s why you should not only a durable and easy to clean but also lovely backsplash.
Tile as a kind of backsplash has been popular among home owners. So, how should we do to tile a backsplash? Before going to the steps, you should firstly prepare the following things:
• Tape measure
• Wall tiles
• Tile trim
• Spirit level
• Tile adhesive
• Notched spreader
• Tile spacers
• Ready-mixed grout
• Grout spreader and finisher
Measure the Width
Determine the center point of your kitchen wall and mark it. Then, make the same point above and below it and draw a perpendicular line. You can start lining and leveling in order to make sure the tile is orderly installed.
Installing the Tiles
After lining, you can start installing tiles. You must start from the center of lowest level. Then, spread high quality adhesive horizontally. Put your very first tile and press it strongly. Install another tile above it and put another next to it. You must continue until tiles cover the whole determined area. Don’t forget to clean the tile as soon as you finished installing.
Fill Out the Gaps Between Them
The next step of tiling a backsplash is filling out the gaps. Use a high-quality grout finisher to make the tiles durable and easy to clean. Dab the finisher evenly to the joins and let them dry out. Again, wipe tile with a wet cloth to avoid them from spotting.
Finish the Deal
The last step is finishing. You can give the new backsplash any accessories for more perfect result.
Well, tiling a backsplash is not as complicated as you think, is it? It’s your time to tileng your own backsplash tile then.
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