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yogilates
Tile backsplash with granite counter

I am getting a new granite counter top. I also removed the old back splash and want to put in a small tile backsplash. Question: should I put the tile back splash in before the new counter top, or can I do it after?

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Tile backsplash with granite counter

tile after the counter goes in.

don't forget to leave a 1/8" gap between the bottom row of tile and the countertop, which gets caulked closed (not grouted)

dj1
Re: Tile backsplash with granite counter

Counter top first and back splash second for all types of counter tops. Makes more sense and more practical.

victoria stiles
Re: Tile backsplash with granite counter

Incorporating kitchen tiles into the design of your kitchen is a good way to bring out the beauty of your countertops and cabinets.

Re: Tile backsplash with granite counter
HoustonRemodeler wrote:

tile after the counter goes in.

don't forget to leave a 1/8" gap between the bottom row of tile and the countertop, which gets caulked closed (not grouted)

love it! great comment

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