We will show you how to install and tile a kitchen backsplash the easiest and most painless way. This is a great project for those of you on a budget as the cost is low. Adding a backsplash to your kitchen is much easier than you probably think. It can get a little messy, but just about anyone can do it. Why is tiling the wall in the kitchen a good idea? Installing a backsplash will not only dramatically improve the look of your kitchen, but the tiles will protect the wall from such things as water damage and it is easy to wipe off and clean. Ready to tile your kitchen yourself? See below for a quick step-by-step kitchen backsplash installation tutorial.
Here Is Everything Needed To Tile A Kitchen Backsplash Yourself:
- Ceramic Tile Adhesive (To adhere the tile to the wall)
- Non Sanded Grout (Seal in between tiles)
- Rubber Grout Float (To smooth and wipe off excess grout)
- V Notched Trowel (To apply the tile adhesive to the wall)
- Tile Cutters (To trim and cut the tiles)
- 2 Foot Level (To lay atop the tile while working to make sure it is even)
- Tape Measure (To measure area and cut the tiles to exact size)
- Bucket of Water (To dip and clean sponge)
- Sponge (To wipe off excess grout and clean surface)
You will need tile adhesive, grout, and the necessary
hand tools to cut, trim, adhere, and grout the tile.
When purchasing your tile, make sure you have the absolute correct measurements to avoid any problems.