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Old 09-10-2011, 06:36 PM   #1
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Is this pretty easy to do for someone who knows a little about tools? Or is it just easier to hire a Pro? I can add a pic tonight. We don't have too much of an area to add this backsplash to.

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I'm not clear as to what you want to do---are you asking about tile work?

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I'm not clear as to what you want to do---are you asking about tile work?
Yes a tile backsplash which would be located behind our oven etc...
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Tile backsplashes require a lot of cutting and a careful layout.

Glass tiles are the most difficult to install---(any mosaic is difficult)

You need to decide if you are up for the job---Tiling a back splash is a natural DIY project--

No harm to the structure like plumbing ---just a decorative job---So you must decide--Mike---
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Tile backsplashes require a lot of cutting and a careful layout.

Glass tiles are the most difficult to install---(any mosaic is difficult)

You need to decide if you are up for the job---Tiling a back splash is a natural DIY project--

No harm to the structure like plumbing ---just a decorative job---So you must decide--Mike---
Do they have something that can stick on the wall that looks the same as tile? I did that for our master bathroom floor tiles and nobody, including a home assessor, could tell the difference.
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Do they have something that can stick on the wall that looks the same as tile?
If you did it for your master bedroom floor tiles then you already know that products do exist.

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If you did it for your master bedroom floor tiles then you already know that products do exist.

Baloney!
My assessment papers say ceramic tiles. I purchased them at Menards. They are diamond cut.
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My assessment papers say ceramic tiles. I purchased them at Menards. They are diamond cut.
What the heck does any of that mean? This makes no sense.
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What the heck does any of that mean? This makes no sense.
Means the stick on tiles I put look exactly like ceramic tiles.
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Maybe they are ceramic and simply come with a sticky back----A back splash is decorative and provides a nice washable surface.

If you find a tile or other product that you like,let us know and post a picture or link if it's something unusual.---Mike----

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