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Old 11-22-2010, 02:28 PM   #1
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I am installing a ceramic tile backsplash that comes in 12 x 12 sheets of 1 3/4" tiles. The problem is that after an 1/8 " gap from the top of the already-installed granite backsplash there will be only a 1/2 " gap between the bottom of the upper cabinets and the 12 x 12 sheet. Cutting dozens of 1/4 " pieces doesn't seem practical so how would one best fill the 1/2" gap between the top of the backsplash sheets and the upper cabinets? Thanks,



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Old 11-22-2010, 07:42 PM   #2
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Hi Bob,

That happens all the time with back splashes and is why I always advise my customers to accurately measure the height when making a selection.

Three possibilities to correct this.

1. Add a feature strip, maybe 1/2" wide. Then you might have to cut off 1/8" or so.

2. Install 1 or 2 rows of tile on a diagonal.

3. Choose a different tile.



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