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Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Oct 4, 2021 9:22 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Richard [MI]) Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by DJ [VA]) Oct 4, 2021 10:05 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Oct 4, 2021 10:14 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Vee [OH]) Oct 4, 2021 11:25 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Sisco [MO]) Oct 4, 2021 11:53 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Robert J [CA]) Oct 4, 2021 11:58 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by gevans [SC]) Oct 4, 2021 2:32 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Don [PA]) Oct 4, 2021 5:58 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Robin [WI]) Oct 4, 2021 6:15 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by plenty [MO]) Oct 4, 2021 7:04 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Nellie [ME]) Oct 4, 2021 9:32 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Oct 5, 2021 12:36 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Oct 5, 2021 7:34 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by plenty [MO]) Oct 5, 2021 8:29 AM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Oct 5, 2021 12:20 PM
       Kitchen backsplash (by Nancy [IL]) Oct 10, 2021 6:56 PM

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Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 9:22 AM
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I need something that looks decent, & won't break the bank. This is for a C- or D+ 1980 14 x 65 singlewide. Lowes has 18.25" x 24.25" blocks, but the intricate detail looks like it would be hard as heck to keep clean.

If I do go with this (looks like old pressed tin store ceilings), which color looks best with the Ouro Romano color countertop? Decorating has never been my thing.

Just replaced a lot of T1-11 siding on this unit and repainted the outside. It's the brown mobile with a sliding glass door on front/patio in my picture pages. --71.219.xx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
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Large porcelain or ceramic tiles which is easy to clean along white colour will brighten things up. Sometimes can buy a small amount of tiles at the Habitat for Humanity restores which are a lot less expensive then the big box stores. --99.236.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
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C and D units?

Why not use the peel and stick floor tiles? Trim to fit. Under $1.00 per tile and easy to replace. Get at any big box store. Get a few extra for later. --24.180.xx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 9:28 AM
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Lowes Item # 2967147 Or should I go with a metal product? --71.219.xx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 10:05 AM
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I recommend some laminate that matched the countertop.

Just construction-glue it to the wall.

All the way to the upper cabinets. --68.229.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 10:14 AM
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Be sure to cover a large area behind the stove. That's the wall that will need to be cleaned, so have something smooth and easy to clean back there. --76.178.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 11:25 AM
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Peel-stick does not stay very long after wet washing, 1/4 fiber backing and light colored ceramic tiles, stagger the seams to protect unsteady workmanship... --76.188.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Sisco [MO]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 11:53 AM
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I do as DJ suggested. --149.76.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 11:58 AM
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As you already found the metal or tile Fasade, 18-1/4 x 24-1/4. Instead of buying them by the 5 pack I was able to buy them by the piece. I caulked between the over lap seams before installing the next one and used a mastic to stick to the drywall. It came out sharp looking, the metal or even the tile version of it. --47.155.xx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by gevans [SC]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 2:32 PM
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I'm with DJ and Sisco.

Every opportunity, I use the very same laminate on the countertops for the backsplash. And when possible, I run it down the entire wall under the cabinets, not just behind the stove.

Makes cleanup a snap between tenants. --158.115.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Don [PA]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 5:58 PM
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Pat, do not use the product that looks like the old pressed tin ceilings. I had it. The spaces it mas behind it is a perfect breeding ground for roaches. --73.194.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 6:15 PM
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I always buy the (expensive) stainless steel panels to put behind the stove. Easy to wash the grease off of, and a fire barrier as well.

I recommend laminate as well. --104.230.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 7:04 PM
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Menards near you? 4x8 plastic sheets. So easy to cut and apply to wall. White. Smooth on one side. We have used these successfully in mobile homes. Hold up excellent. Easy to clean. --172.58.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Nellie [ME]) Posted on: Oct 4, 2021 9:32 PM
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I used breadboard paneling and painted with a high gloss white paint. Looked great and cleaned easily.

But for C/D properties I would use sheet laminate. Old school, but it will last a long time with no maintenance. You could order longer pieces online that could eliminate seams in many kitchens. --76.179.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 12:36 AM
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Pat,

No to the tin look ceiling panels. Multiple woman near me don’t like the look. I think it will make an old home look older. Expensive and impossible to clean.

Lowe’s has plastic peel and stick sheets that are inexpensive and look like glass or ceramic. Washable. Cut with heavy scissors around outlets.

Or a good coat of semigloss paint.

If I invest any money and time in a repair I want it to improve the home and last a lifetime so we’re installing white subway tile. Backsplash is probably not very big so don’t over stress on the cost. Once done you’ll never have to touch it again. Smaller tiles make it easier to work around outlets, etc.

I also agree with Robin - the stainless steel panels behind and beside the stove. Dirtiest areas. Looks great, easy clean, helps protect from fire.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 7:34 AM
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I appreciate all of the ideas. No, we don't have a Menard's around here. Lowes is 25 minutes away, Home Depot an hour. Lowes used to carry the 4 x 8 sheets of white, glossy small block (look) ceramic tile. But the smooth glossy white might be our best bet. It will be a lot of cutting, there is a small window over sink and a built in wall fan. DH thinks the laminate in same color would be too much, but I'm curious.

Walls are a little "wavy", lumpy, for just painting. (numerous layers of contact paper in different patterns)

I'm definitely not doing the press tin look for the roach reason/cleaning problem.

I'd even wondered if anyone had ever tried a good grade of sheet vinyl flooring, probably too awkward to trim out, and glued on? Might work if no cut out places on a blank wall. --71.219.xx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 8:29 AM
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Ive seen sheet vinyl as backsplash. It looks fine. Maybe seek a very thin thickness. Another thing I have used is outdoor fabric. Apply with liquid starch. Cut with exactly knives. Also recently my sister used a double sided sticky 12x12(?) Product made for tile. Then stuck the tile on and grouted. Turned out well in kitchen would not use in showers. Also at Dollar Tree I saw thin sheets of different patterns for backsplash. 12x12 i would add some additional stuckyness. That would be an excellent choice if your dollar tree has such on ask and they can get it for you. --172.58.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
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If your wall is lumpy then level it w compound. The easy seal powder sets up harder than bucket compound. Then paint w semi gloss. I have also used laminate sheet. Tip is to loosen the upper cabinets and slip it behind them. You will want to level the wall anyway if it's as lumpy as you describe and the laminate doesn't have to match the counter. Most of my walls behind sinks are painted and it works just fine,same for stoves. --172.58.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
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If your wall is lumpy then level it w compound. The easy seal powder sets up harder than bucket compound. Then paint w semi gloss. I have also used laminate sheet. Tip is to loosen the upper cabinets and slip it behind them. You will want to level the wall anyway if it's as lumpy as you describe and the laminate doesn't have to match the counter. Most of my walls behind sinks are painted and it works just fine,same for stoves. --172.58.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 12:18 PM
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If your wall is lumpy then level it w compound. The easy seal powder sets up harder than bucket compound. Then paint w semi gloss. I have also used laminate sheet. Tip is to loosen the upper cabinets and slip it behind them. You will want to level the wall anyway if it's as lumpy as you describe and the laminate doesn't have to match the counter. Most of my walls behind sinks are painted and it works just fine,same for stoves. --172.58.xxx.xx




Kitchen backsplash (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Oct 5, 2021 12:20 PM
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Since I switched to tmobil my connection s c k s. sorry 4 the multiple posts --172.58.xxx.xxx




Kitchen backsplash (by Nancy [IL]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2021 6:56 PM
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My new painter/decorator suggested stick on backsplash from Amazon. Comes in different size rolls. So far have used it in two units. Est 80 bucks per. Another tenant liked it so much she bought her own if we would install it. OK! Btw, hiring a painter is one of the best things we've done lately. She chose the colors, painted everything, fixes blemishes and I get to collect another 250 a month on two units. --96.35.xx.xxx



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