Instructions on installing tile for backsplash

Old 03-23-03, 05:00 AM
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We are redecorating our 18-year old kitchen, which includes installing new countertops. I want to install 6" tile between the countertop and cabinets - about 16-18 inches high and approximately 10 linier feet long, depending on where we determine to be the natural stopping point. I am inexperienced in installing tile and would appreciate any suggestion on where I can find a reference on planning and installing wall tile. Thank you for your time and help.
Old 03-29-03, 03:47 PM
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When we painted the kitchen in our house I wanted to put tile up on the backsplash but was not sure if I could do it. My son-in-law had some vinyl floor that looks like 4" tile (and the color matched my kitchen) so we put that up behind the sink. I put molding around the edges and it looks great. Easy to clean too. Just a thought.
Old 03-29-03, 04:25 PM
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All home improvement centers and public libraries have excellent books on installing tile. Tiling a backsplash is about the simplest tiling job that exists. I'm sure you'll do fine.

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