Metallic kitchen backsplash is the effective protection of wall space above a sink or stove. It provides a surface that is easier to clean and maintain than regular wallboard. Backsplash can also transform the look of your kitchen and is usually a focal point for the room. If you are a new homeowner with a fixer or you are remodeling your kitchen, you can do it yourself and save the cost of hiring a professional. Dry-fit the tiles by holding them up to the wall with the distances between them to decide how many will have to be cut to fit. • Land area of each box where it needs to be cut with a pencil.
Cut off the excess metallic kitchen backsplash tiles from the areas that need to be cut with a tile cutter or wet saw. Use the cutter for small or irregularly shaped cuts. Using wet saw for straight lines. Smooth edges of plates nipped with a carborundum stone grinding burr. Use mastic on the wall with a trowel in an even 1/4-inch layer. Tap a tile to mastic flush against the corner of the wall. Place a tile spacer in the corner of the tile that does not touch the wall. Put the rest of your tiles, the corners flush against the abutments, sets distances on all exposed corners of each square. The tiles to which the mastic for 24 hours. Remove the spacers between the plates.
Installing metallic kitchen backsplash, Use the grout with a grout float in the spaces between the tiles. Fill each space completely. Let sit for 15 minutes grout. Fill a bucket with water and dip a sponge in it. Sponge the excess grout from the faces of the tiles, leaving just the joints between the tiles. To use dry and set until dry to the touch and tiles appear hazy. Rub tiles with a clean, dry cloth to remove the haze. Use grout sealer according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Many grout sealants comes in a handy marker forms you can draw into the joints.