What do you use to stick a glass splashback?
For sticking it to the wall, we recommend as a glass splashback adhesive sealant, a neutral clear solvent-free silicone (also known as mirror adhesive or low modular neutral cure silicone – phew!). Its got great bonding strength, quick to cure and is water resistant so just the thing for the job.
How do you stick a kitchen splashback?
Attach the Splashback to the Wall In between each strip of foam tape, apply some translucent silicone. Press the splashback firmly against the wall, ensuring it is flush. Wipe away any silicone that squirts from the edge before it dries. Wait for at least 24 hours for the silicone to dry and clean in necessary.
Can you have a window as a splashback?
The window frame can be recessed into your kitchen bench top top, to give the illusion of all glass. A splashback window can enhance the look your your kitchen and are a great design alternative to traditional tiles.
Can glass splashbacks be fitted over tiles?
Splashbacks can be installed over existing tiles, providing they’re securely attached to the wall and there are no cracks or broken tiles which might impact the adhesion of the panel. Any exposed tile edges can then be finished with silicone or finishing trims.
Are kitchen splashbacks easy to fit?
Fitting glass splashbacks is very easy, the below instructions apply to a simple rectangular splashback, a glass upstand or even a full wall glass splashback. Tools required: A silicone gun.
Do I need a splashback behind my sink?
No, you don’t need a splashback behind your sink, but it can be a smart idea to include it in your bathroom design. The splashback serves to catch any spray from the tap as you wash your hands or brush your teeth. It protects the wallboard from being damaged by water.
Are window splashbacks hard to keep clean?
Are glass splashbacks hard to keep clean? One of the biggest benefits of choosing glass is that it offers a seamless, clean design, with no grout lines for mould or grime to grow. This makes it easy to clean with little to no effort, and ensures it will maintain its brand new look for many years.
How long can a glass splashback be without a join?
Many customers look for a splashback that is free of joins, and of course, it’s going to look awesome in one smooth finish, but alas this is not always possible. The maximum length we can go in one panel is 3.6 metres so joins may be a necessary evil in most cases.
Can you use laminate as a splashback?
Laminate is a popular option for splashbacks as it is a continuous material with very few joins. This makes it easy to clean off any spills or splashes that occur during the cooking process. They can also tolerate reasonably high levels of heat, so can go behind stovetops and the like.
How do you fit a glass splashback to a wall?
How to fit a Glass Splashback. Fitting a glass splashback is very easy, the below instructions apply to a simple rectangular splashback, a glass upstand or even a full wall glass splashback. Tools required: A silicone gun. Clean the area of the wall where the splashback will be fitted. Apply adhesive in ‘blobs’ on the rear of the splashback.
How big of a splash back do I need for my Kitchen?
Measure the width and height of your kitchen splashback installation space. The standard sizes for acrylic, stainless steel or glass splashbacks are 600mm by 750mm, and 900mm by 750mm. At this point, it’s a good idea to make sure that the wall is clean and free from dust.
What should I use to Clean my Kitchen splashback?
Make sure the splashback is flush and if there’s any adhesive spilling out from the sides, wipe it away with a damp cloth. The splashback will have a protective film over the surface.
Do you need to drill holes for glass splashback?
With the use of glass as a splashback, you will need to use toughened glass. This will mean if you are fixing the splashback with screw fixings, the holes for the fixings will have to pre drilled by the glass splashback provider.