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How can I tile over or cover a glass splashback in the kitchen?

JenniferB
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How can I tile over or cover a glass splashback in the kitchen?

Hi guys!

The glass splashback in my kitchen was the wrong colour when installed and was going to be too big of a job to take of re plaster and wait for a new splashback to be installed. Just curious if there is a way to tile or cover over the splashback that is fire safe and kitchen friendly :

Thank you in advance

Kermit
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Re: How can I tile over or cover a glass splashback in the kitchen?

@JenniferB

 

I'd be looking at keeping the glass and just changing the colour. I know this is possible as I remember it being one of the selling points when we chose a glass splashback instead of tiles. I think the glass is removed and the back is painted before it is reinstalled again. Probably not a DIY job though...

Powerpuff25
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Re: How can I tile over or cover a glass splashback in the kitchen?

I had tiles I didn't like so instead of removing them I just tiled straight over them. I can't see why you couldn't just tile straight over the glass if you wanted tiles instead of glass. The glue is pretty strong.
Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: How can I tile over or cover a glass splashback in the kitchen?

For those looking for advice on tiling a splashback, the Bunnings website has step-by-step instructions.

 

You might also be interested in this excellent post from @ProjectPete - Kitchen facelift - which includes a subway tile splashback. 

 

I have also embedded a video below.

 

Hope its helpful for you.

 

Jason

 

 

 

 

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