Backsplash suggestions.. no upper cabinets

Old 05-21-19, 09:23 AM
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Question Backsplash suggestions.. no upper cabinets

How does one go about laying out a backsplash in a situation where there are no upper cabinets to end the backsplash? I was thinking about going with this backsplash but I have no idea how high to run it and how I would finish the edges, if at all.

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Old 05-21-19, 09:33 AM
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You can do anything you want. In your situation I've most often seen the tile go all the way to the ceiling.
Old 05-21-19, 01:28 PM
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If you do not go all the way up you need bullnose edge tile to finish the top edge and end bullnose tiles at the left end. Also I hope you are planning the backsplash on the right side as well? You will need bullnose end tiles to finish that at the front corner of the wall.

Backsplash is needed on right side to provide non-combustible surface within minimum distance required by manufacturer's installation instructions. I just took a quick look at GE gas cooktops. They require 6 to 12 inch minimum clearances (depending on model) from side wall.

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