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How to install herringbone backsplash tile

Install Herringbone Backsplash Tile

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First start by measuring the length of each wall.

First start by measuring the length of each wall.

Then we marked off the edges to cut with the saw. Going along the lowest point in the pattern, you'll cut the edges off to leave triangles to complete the pattern.

Then we marked off the edges to cut with the saw. Going along the lowest point in the pattern, you'll cut the edges off to leave triangles to complete the pattern.

Once we cut off the edges we used the pieces to complete the pattern. We laid it out first to make the tiling quicker once the mortar was up.

Once we cut off the edges we used the pieces to complete the pattern. We laid it out first to make the tiling quicker once the mortar was up.

Apply the mortar to the wall using a trowel.

Apply the mortar to the wall using a trowel.

Hold each tile sheet straight across the top and set down your spacers before pressing tile firmly and evenly into the mortar.

Hold each tile sheet straight across the top and set down your spacers before pressing tile firmly and evenly into the mortar.

Once you put up the sheets securely, you can start adding the cut triangles.

Once you put up the sheets securely, you can start adding the cut triangles.

Then clean off the excess mortar with a wet sponge.

Then clean off the excess mortar with a wet sponge.

Once it's dried for a few hours, remove the spacers

Once it's dried for a few hours, remove the spacers

Now it's time to grout

Now it's time to grout

After grouting use a damp sponge to clean the tile and edges

After grouting use a damp sponge to clean the tile and edges

  • Tile
  • Mortar
  • Grout
  • Level
  • Marker
  • Tile saw
  • Grout float
  • Sponge