To Attach Plastic Backsplash Tiles
Installing a plastic backsplash tiles will update your kitchen and make it easier to keep the back wall of the kitchen counter clean. It may seem like a difficult project, but it really is not. You install tile is just a matter of knowing where to start your installation and cutting tiles to fit around your outlets. If you can use a tape measure, you can install a plastic backsplash tiles.
To attach plastic backsplash tiles, remove all your outlet covers with your flat-tip screwdriver. Your tile should be able to fit under the covers to avoid ending up with holes. Remove the center screw keeps your outlet in place. Put your electrical outlet covers to the side, or in a plastic bag with screws. It’s really easy to knock the screws to the floor and could not find them.
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Measure up from your kitchen table a minimum of 1/8 inch and mark it with a pencil on your wall. Continue this process across your wall at least every 6 inches. Place your straight edge to pencil marks and connect the marks with your pencil. You must have a straight line across your wall that is 1/8 inch above the countertop. Spread mastic on the wall or on the back of each tile, using your tile trowel. Take care not to cover up your pencil mark, if you choose to spread your mastic on the wall, and only scattered enough to install two rows at a time. You do not want your mastic to start drying before you can set your plastic backsplash tiles.