How to Install a Brick Kitchen Backsplash- One day project for between $200 and $500.
Step 1: Clean the Wall
Tip: Use a wooden dowel to create your grout spaces.
Clean the wall where the backsplash is to be installed. Carpet cleaning in Boulder, CO 80304
Step 2: Lay Out the Brick
Lay out a small section of brick to achieve desired pattern.
Step 3: Use a Wooden Dowel
Use a wooden dowel vertically and horizontally as a spacer to get the grout lines.
Step 4: Place the Brick on the Wall
Apply high strength construction adhesive to brick, and then place the brick on wall in the desired location.
Step 5: Work one Layer at a Time
Work one layer at a time until the wall is full.
Step 6: Use a Tile Saw to Cut the Bricks
Make any cuts of the brick tile with a tile saw. Get the look of aged brick by roughing up the edges of the tiles with the edge of a tile saw. Carpet cleaning in Boulder, CO 80304
Step 7: Apply the Grout
When all the brick is secured to the wall and given plenty of time to set, (about a day) mix the grout and apply to spaces between the bricks using a trowel. When the grout is dry, apply sealant.