A do it yourself kitchen tile backsplash is an easy project that will add a lot of bang for your buck.
With a couple handy tips, your project will be a success.
· Cover your counter top with cardboard or rosin paper this will keep you from scratching the counter top while installing the backsplash; this will also keep the grout from getting on your tops.
· Layout your tile so you know where to start, this can be done by laying the tile on the counter top with spacers between each one. By adjusting the starting point of the first tile, this way you can avoid any small slivers of tiles at the ends.
· Turn the power off to the outlets and take the outlet and switch covers off.
· Apply your adhesive with a notched trowel; I use a notched plastic putty knife to spread the adhesive. … Read More