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Finishing a glass tile edge in a kitchen backsplash

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Just wondering what's the best way to finish a glass tile edge of a kitchen backsplash.  I installed my backsplash using glass mosaic tile that came in 12 x12 squares and have one unfinished edge against the kitchen wall.  Is it better to use caulk or grout? I think bullnose would be too much and I don'th think there's one that matches my tile anyway.

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Posted 2013-07-08T14:25:39+0000  by sjanyc sjanyc
 

Hi there sjanyc,

 

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In cases like this, there is no absolute answer, as it will be largely based on personal preference. However what most people will opt to do is finish with either a Schluter strip, which is a metal strip that is installed *duringthe tiling process and is placed underneath the lip of the edge tile, giving it a flat, metal edge. Or they will use a caulking to provide a waterproofed barrier and a clean edge. Grout is only to be used in between like surfaces and shouldn't be used as a finishing edge.

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Posted 2013-07-11T15:43:56+0000  by Jay_HD_CHI
 
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