Backsplash become one of the elements that should be fulfilling to create stunning look for kitchen. it is because it is available in various materials and colors so that you can choose the best one according to the kitchen concept. Besides that, it has great function to keep the walls always in good condition so you will save the expenditure to repaint the walls repeatedly. One of favorite materials for backsplash application is using glass subway tile. It has glossy look and has surface which easy to be cleaned, so many people like it to install it for kitchen backsplash. You also can install glass subway tile backsplash by yourself at home. So, you need to caulking kitchen backsplash to make it perfect for kitchen decoration.
Caulking kitchen backsplash is the most safe and easiest way for backsplash installation. You only need caulking gun and silicone caulk and sponge also utility knife. You also need to prepare clean rag and old toothbrush to clean the gap thoroughly around the perimeter of glass subway tile. First step that you should do is smoothing the surface of bulge wall using utility knife. Then check the wall surface using palm to make sure there is no bulge wall anymore. Then, stick the painter’s tape on the bottom of glass subway tile, and you can stick it to the wall as kitchen backsplash. If the tile was installed as kitchen backsplash, clean the gap between tile and countertop using clean rag.
After installing the tile as kitchen backsplash, it is definitely there is a gap between countertop and backsplash. So, you need to caulking kitchen backsplash in order to make it has no a gap anymore. Prepare the silicone caulk into the caulk gun, and then use it and shoot the caulk onto the gap of backsplash and countertop. Do this neatly to make your kitchen looks nice. Allow the caulk to cure for 24 hours before exposing it to moisture. And after 24 hours, check the caulk whether it has been installed well or not. If there is still a hole because of bubble caulk, you can recaulk it once more. This aims to make sure that it has good result.