Can granite tile be installed over laminate countertops?

Answer Laminate---sometimes referred to as Formica---countertops are too slippery for tiles to stick without preparation. Either sand the laminate or attach backer board first. Then proceed to tile over t... Read More »

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Can you mix laminate&granite countertops?

Laminate and granite are two popular materials used in countertop design. Like some customers, you may opt to use one material for the countertop and the other for an island. Some also prefer to sp... Read More »

How do I glue granite countertops on top of laminate ones?

Prepare LaminateRemove the old laminate countertop, if possible, using a stripping compound to dissolve the laminate and glue holding it to the plywood or particleboard underneath; installation of ... Read More »

How do I seal granite tile countertops?

PreparationClean the granite tiles, using a wet sponge or rag and clean water. Some granite tile sealers require dilution with clean water (usually about 1 part sealer to 5 parts water), but many s... Read More »

Can you tile over laminate countertops?

You can tile over a laminate countertop, but you should first know a few things. First of all, a laminate can peel off over time. This is rare but it may happen and it is something to consider befo... Read More »