09:41PM | 12/16/06
Member Since: 05/30/04
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I am thinking of puting tile over my countertops in my kitchen and up the wall for a backspash. My countertops are 45 years old and squared corners. I will be putting in a new sink and stovetop. I would also seal it when finished. My question is should I and what type of tile and grout? thanks


04:27AM | 12/17/06
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
any type of tile you want there.

grout type is designated by joint size.

1/8" or less wide joints use unsanded grout.

joints over 1/8" use sanded grout.

some people really like epoxy grout for areas like countertops because it is very stan resistent, but it is a big headache to isntall for cleanup.

if not using epoxy grout, seal the joints with a product liek aqua mix


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