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What to do under kitchen wall unit when tiling

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by mrbg07546, 22 Aug 2017.

  1. mrbg07546

    mrbg07546

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    our tile a few months back finishing tiling our kitchen wall. When you sit down in the kitchen dining table it don't look great. What's the solution? I asked tiler and he said it's too much work to grout behind the cabinet and it's too fiddly and no one does it.

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  2. It is a tricky situation. You can try grouting (or silicone) it, and it'll be messy, and not very easy, but will look better. The alternative is a piece of wood moulding superglued to the bottom of the cabinets.
     
  3. dpsservices

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    Run a bead of silicon take 5 mins to do and then your eye won't be drawn to it
    Regards david
     
  4. It depends on the depth of the gap behind the units. It looks narrow in the picture, but is often too big for silicone in one go.
     
  5. jctilingservices

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    get him back to grout it, simple as that, and it is not difficult to do at all
     
  6. Happyplumber

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    I totally agee wirh JC that shoukd have been finished properly,thats the reason you pay a professional to get a proper .Not something you have to make do with or finish off because they couldnt be bothered to do it
     
  7. Bosswhite

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    Get him Back to make a proper job of it, why didnt he just finish it off with a length of tile trim, there would be no need to grout/silicon the tile edge and it would give a clean finish .
     
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