If you're looking to add tile to multiple rooms during a home renovation, the costs can really add up fast. Yes, that's even true when you're hitting up the best tile showrooms in your state. No matter where you go, remodels are expensive, so having options that won't break the bank, but also won't look cheap are always preferred.
Giani, the same company that brought us the incredible wood look paint kit for your garage, now has the secret to nailing a subway tile backsplash for under $50: the . According to Tim Haas, Giani's Business Development VP, "The new liquid tile material is three times more dimensional than conventional coatings," making it even feel as though it could be real tile when you wipe your hand over the finished product.
With every kit, which sells for just $49.95, you'll receive grout base, tile resin, topcoat, a 2" foam brush, a 6" roller arm and 6" roller, grout line tape, an across line tool, and a down line tool. Other items you may need include a , , , , and .
From there, the steps are relatively simple and easy to DIY—a true blessing. Essentially you'll deep clean the walls. After they have dried, create a guide along the perimeter of where you'll be painting using painter's tape and a level, then put down a tarp and begin painting. First paint on the grout base. Once it has dried, use the template tools to mark lines, then use grout tape to connect everything. Apply two coats of the tile resin (three times thicker than tile paint) after lines have been marked horizontally and vertically, and let dry. Finally, apply two layers of the top coat. After everything has dried, remove the tape. Sound easy enough? It looks as cool as it sounds.
For full, step-by-step instructions, watch the video below:
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