Colonial white granite – Granite slabs withstand extreme temperatures and dirt as countertops. They also give a kitchen a polished look. However, they are expensive and heavy. Granite tiles create a similar look for a lot less. Like granite slabs, granite tiles often do not get scratches, they are easy to clean and last long. Also they weigh much less than granite slabs, making them easier to work with.
Place a level on the cabinet to check it is level. Cut a piece of 3/4 inch plywood to match the size of your desk, with a circular saw. Place the piece of wood in the holes in the cabinet and drilling along the line where the wood meets the top of the cabinets. Cut a piece of 1/4 inch or 1/2-inch cement board the size of the top surface of the plywood, using scoring tool carbide tipped. Place the cement backer board on plywood, screw holes and drive screws through the cement backer board and plywood. The cement backer board provides a flat surface for colonial white granite tiles. Cut 2 – inch strips of cement board and use screws to attach them to the edges of the plywood, flush with the top surface.
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Paste 6 mesh tape joint cement plate. Measure the sink with a tape measure and use a saw to cut a hole in the sink. Spread thinnest adhesive 8 tiles on cement board with a notched trowel. Place whole tiles 9 on the upper surface of the cement board. Measure the dimensions of the spaces too small to accommodate whole tiles Paste adhesive tape 11 on the tiles at the edges of the counter to hold them in place until the adhesive dries. Fill the joints between tiles colonial white granite unhanded grout with a grout float padded rubber. Remove excess grout with a damp sponge. Apply sealant grout joints between tiles to prevent stains.