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Just had granite countertops installed. Theres a slight gap about 1/4" in some places between backsplash and drywall. Is this normal or acceptable? Should I fill it with caulking?

Posts: 1 | Registered: Oct 17, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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IMHO the granite installer should have done that as part of the job. But you can do it yourself. I would use a latex adhesive caulk. It will cure fairly fast and will be tough and will be typically mold resistant.
Posts: 12204 | Location: Ft Collins, CO USA | Registered: Sep 18, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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You're supposed to install a granite backsplash or ceramic tiles on the walls which would cover the gap.


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Posts: 328 | Location: Troy, MI | Registered: May 22, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Besides being a 4 month old thread that was brought to the top by a spammer, it should not be necessary to put in a backsplash to cover a unsightly gap.
Posts: 7282 | Location: North MN & Northern AR | Registered: Oct 01, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Of course a gap is unacceptable. Call your installer to come back and fix the problem.
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