Where Do You Start Tiling A Backsplash??

If the countertop is tiled, locate the tile that is in the middle of the counter and use that as your starting point.

Make sure to line up the backsplash tile installation with the grout lines of the countertop so that it is aesthetically pleasing.

How do you tile a kitchen backsplash?



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Can you install tile over painted walls?

You may tile over existing tile, painted or unpainted drywall, plaster and textured walls. However, tiling over tile can add quite a bit of thickness, so make sure your wall can handle the weight. You should not tile over wallpaper, glossy surfaces, lead paint or plywood.

Do you need spacers for subway tile?

Yes. Most subway tile has grooves on the sides so you don’t need to use spacers at all because it’s an automatic 1/16″ grout line. I completely forgot about that and used 1/8″ spacers.

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