Its been a while since I've asked for help here, but the last time I did, everyone was so helpful and kind. This is the absolute BEST advice board for home improvement!
So here's my question: I have formica countertops in the kitchen. I have had to have the attached backsplash replaced 3 times over the years because of water damage. Each time, the contractor "guarantees" that his work will hold and yet it doesn't. I don't really see how it can given that its only caulk protecting the joint where the backsplash attaches to the countertop.
So..is there ANYTHING that can be done to protect the backsplash so it doesn't do that? Since we are redoing the countertops now and using formica again due to cost, I was wondering if just taking the countertop to the wall and then using tile as a backsplash would be any better. But aren't we still relying then on caulk at the joint where the tile meets the countertop?
Does anyone have a better idea? And sorry to rush you, but I need answers fast.
Thank you all so much!
BobetteV (as my husband calls me!)
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