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The First Steps in Backsplash Installation are Crucial

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One important task to keep in mind when choosing and installing your backsplash is maintenance. Depending on where the backsplash is located, it has the potential to become very dirty. Choose a material that fits your needs, but is also easy to clean on a daily basis if needed. Another thing to consider is the installation of your kitchen tile backsplash Palm Beach, you must know the crucial areas in this process so everything will not easily get damaged.

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Cutting and Laying out the Backsplash is Essential

Material and Tools Needed

In every kitchen tile backsplash Palm Beach installation, it is imperative that you prepare your materials and tools before you start. The materials you will need are grout, grout sealant, grout release agent, tile adhesive, and wall tiles. On the other hand, the essential tools you will need are notched trowel, tile spacers, wet saw, grout float, level, tile-cutting hand tools, grouting sponge, driver or drill with mixing attachment.

Lay Out the Backsplash

Bear in mind that floor tiles are often thicker and heavier than wall tiles. A lot of these kitchen tile backsplash Palm Beach are designed with lugs that serve as a built-in spacer of the edges. In case the tiles you purchased do not have lugs, you need to inquire from your tile dealer for the ideal size plastic spacers. Placing spacers between the kitchen tiles will help sustain the ideal gap and prevent your tiles from slipping downward before you are able to set up the adhesive.

Cut the Kitchen Tiles

While you are about to dry-fit your kitchen tiles, you need to create your end cuts and bottom row. Special cuts, sized to fit, and top-row kitchen tiles are ideally formed just as you are about to install it. In kitchen tile backsplash Palm Beach with porcelain or ceramic tile, you can use a manual snap cutter. Your tiles will be cut roughly; hence, there is a need for you to use a sanding stone so your tile edges will smoothen. 

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Let the Professionals Handle Your Kitchen Tile Backsplash Palm Beach Installation

The installation process requires other steps that are needed to be performed by professionals, schedule an appointment today at D&B Tile Distributors.

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