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I have seen a few HGTV shows that are using a double sided tape to adhere backsplash tiles to the wall instead of using a regular mastic. I believe that it can in 12 x 12 sheets, but cannot remember. I cannot find this material and need help!!! Thanks!
 
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I believe it is called 'simple mat' and is carried by the big box stores.

Do an internet search under 'installing backsplash tile without thinset'. I read about it a couple of years ago and it had mixed reviews at that time.
 
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If you plan on staying there I would take the time to install the tile in thinset. Tile is actually very easy to install once you get down some basic principals, especially wall tile.

Good Luck
Jason Smith
http://www.prestigerenovation.com


Good Luck!
Jason Smith
Prestige Renovations
http://www.prestigerenovation.com
 
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Metwo is right it is simple mat. It isn't widely available so keep your eyes peeled for it.
 
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