Finishing a kitchen backspash

Old 01-09-12, 10:12 AM
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Finishing a kitchen backspash

We had new countertops installed awhile back, and there are areas where the backsplash has gapped from the wall. I assume the wall isn't square here:

What are some ideas for finishing this off? The gap is way too big for caulk! Any suggestions are appreciated.

Old 01-09-12, 10:26 AM
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Is that is really 1/2 gap- yikes. You have to feather out the wall. Are there cabinets above the countertop? If so get a 3/16th piece of sheet rock and attach to the wall. I don't know what the rest of the length of the wall looks like. That will determine whether the sheetrock will go the whole length of the counter top.
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The easiest cheapest solution would be to insert backer rod [available at most paint stores] in the gap, caulk and then paint to match the wall.

Another option would be to install a tile backsplash and try to apply the thinset thicker in the depressed areas.
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I would just add a thin piece of wood moulding and paint it the same color as the walls!

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