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Old 10-06-2008, 04:08 PM   #1
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Large gap between granite splashboard & tile


We had a granite counter top installed with granite splahboards. To install the splashboards, a row of existing existing ceramic tile had to be removed. The results has a gap, about 3/16 to 4/16 of an inch. Does anyone have an idea of how or what to fill in the gap to have a nice look?

A suggestion from the one ofthe installers was to use grout and color it to match the color of the ceramic tile. The tile is a pale blue. The granite is pink/gray/black, I believe it is called Tropical Juparana.


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Old 10-06-2008, 04:22 PM   #2
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I would use grout or some good caulking. Don't get the 1.99 pack of 4 from walmart. Go to a tile or countertop specialty store and get the good stuff.

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