STEP 9 - BACKSPLASH AND TRIM WORK

We install a lot of regular ceramic subway tile - a great choice for most kitchens. Glass subway tile costs more to install, but can add wonderful depth. Backsplash tiles provide an opportunity for putting your own creative stamp on your kitchen. Most tile choices are available on short notice - allowing you to buy some samples and test them with your new countertops in place. Keep in mind that special patterns or accents can become dated. Choose with the long term in mind.

Herringbone patterns.

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This type of layout requires special cuts and typically costs more.

Glass tile.

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There is an upcharge for glass tile as it is very difficult to cut. Results are stunning.

Getting it done.

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Getting professional help makes for a quick and beautiful project completion.

Preparation is key.

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A perfectly smooth surface is required for successful tile installation.

Using the right grout.

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We use sanded grout for the best results. These are sealed. Never use epoxy grout.

It's all good.

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The choice of what tile to buy can wait until countertops are in. That way you can see it before you buy it.