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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #20 on: March 19, 2012, 12:22:54 PM »
Haha kelangan pala masipag ako maglinis nun. Self-installation ng mosaic tiles, kaya ba? Or hanap nalang ako ng pro at ano ang magandang unahin. Installation nung kitchen cabinet or backsplash?

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« Reply #21 on: March 19, 2012, 12:31:42 PM »
Ok, last ang backsplash since mag-install pa pala ng range hood and I think I will have it done by a professional nalang at baka kelangan may putulin pa, di naman ako marunong nun haha

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2012, 12:54:46 PM »
^yes last yung countertop then mosaic para sakto yung installation. if sanay ka sa DIY's, madali lang mag-install yun pero to be sure, pagawa na lang sa Pro  ;)

A mosaic tile is usually in 300mm x 300mm but the squares itself varies.  Be sure lang na before you install the wall cabinets, measure first. sakto dapat yung mosaic tiles sa cutting line (the gap between each squares) pagdating sa bottom panel ng wall cabinet. why? kasi there are cases na you have to cut the squares in two para lang ma-fill up yung remaining space between the wall cabinets and mosaic tiles and hindi siya maganda. The squares of the mosaic tile should fit perfectly sa wall space. sorry if malabo yung explanation  :)
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« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2012, 01:25:13 PM »
^Teka nalito ako sis hehe Unahin ko muna pa-install yung overhead kitchen cabinet then range hood then mosaic tile backsplash?

I realized kasi nung tinanong ko kanina yun, i-install pa pala yung range hood sa wall so magbubutas pa.

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2012, 01:57:19 PM »
our kitchen backsplash at the condo was glass. but i have it changed to mirrors only this sat para the kitchen would seem bigger. so far i like the effect. the glass, which is tempered, was moved to our house naman to be repurposed.

^sis, sa amin the kitchen cabinets went up first. then the range hood was installed. then when everything was clean na and alikabok-free, the backsplash was installed.  :)   
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« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2012, 01:58:48 PM »
^Sis, where did you bought yung mirror for your backsplash?

Ang tagal ko kasi naghahanap ng mirror supplier, wala pa rin ako makita haha

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« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2012, 03:25:19 PM »
^customized sis at paco. we're near kasi dun. bale they went to the condo to measure the backsplash and the tv rack (pati kasi yung cabinets ng tv rack pina-mirror ko na rin) a week ago. tapos ininstall na ng nitong sat. pa customize ka na lang sis. para exact fit sa kitchen counter mo and it will come out cheaper pa. sakin pala frameless. :)
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« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2012, 03:35:24 PM »
sa mga nag aaluminum sis merong mga glass yan.

hmm maganda nice nga din ang glass to make the space look bigger, kaso di ba sya maselan if may mga talsik talsik na?
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2012, 03:41:39 PM »
Heatherette, I know someone from Timog. San ka ba sis?
Usually mirror as kitchen backsplash are made to order.

cindylulu, yes everything should be installed first before the countertop and splashback.

Yung sinasabi ko kanina, do measure first para perfect yung fit ng mosaic  ;)
kasi if you don't baka ganito mangyari:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y142/zchell/Public%20Photos/COUMT514.jpg

kesa yung buo like this:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y142/zchell/Public%20Photos/COUMT514-Copy.jpg

parang ganito (below the range hood):
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y142/zchell/Public%20Photos/S3010017-500x375.jpg

so dapat may napili na tiles na para pwde i-measure if until saan yung termination then you can install the wall cabinet na. magulo pa din noh? hehe! sorry.   ;D

pwde din may gap between the mosaic and wall cabinet para hindi mahirap:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y142/zchell/Public%20Photos/kitchen_splashback2.jpg


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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #29 on: March 19, 2012, 04:03:59 PM »
^^talsik din naman yan sis kahit ano pang backsplash. sinusundan na lang namin ng punas with kitchen paper towel.  :)
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« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2012, 04:07:42 PM »
^^I love the tiles sa last photo pero mukhang mahirap linisin yun, ang daming spaces haha

Nasa QC ako sis, ano yung name nung store para ma-visit ko one of these days. Next month pa naman ako lilipat pero inaayos ko na lahat para di ako naghahabol pag move in time na :)

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« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2012, 04:24:24 PM »
i mean kase may nakita akong mga mirror parang nagiging itim sa harap after sometime?
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« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2012, 04:28:27 PM »
^Onga no. Now that you mentioned it, balik tiles ako haha I have a hand mirror na may black something something nga.
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #33 on: March 20, 2012, 01:05:49 AM »
Glass supplier in Timog:
http://www.eyp.ph/businesses/emerald-glass-and-general-merchandise/photos/310583
http://emeraldglass.multiply.com/

Ms. Margaret is the owner, kinda masungit nga lang dating nya ha pero mabait yun.
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« Reply #34 on: March 20, 2012, 01:28:08 AM »
^Thank you sis :)

Paano kaya mape-prevent yung pag-itim ng mirror no? Kasi sayang naman kung maging ganun tapos papalitan. Gusto ko sana pang-matagalan.

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« Reply #35 on: March 21, 2012, 03:03:05 PM »
@sis chefron, i forgot may term yun yung pangingitim or brown ng mirror. pero low quality daw yun pag ganun.  :)
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #36 on: March 22, 2012, 09:37:02 PM »
^True. May local and imported mirror. Hindi ko lang alam kung paano malalaman difference. According to google, mahirap i-repair yung black spots sa mirror.  Some articles suggested na ipa-re-silver (the back part) pero costly siya and if naka-fixed na siya sa wall as splashback, mahirap na ata alisin yun. All you can do is prevent it. Google mo sis, madami din suggestions on how to prevent the black spots. Pero naisip ko, instead of fixing the mirror by using adhesive, why not use glass metal studs? At least madali tanggalin, yun nga lang makikita mo yung metal studs.
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« Reply #37 on: March 22, 2012, 09:38:57 PM »
^But in the long run, mas ok na ang tiles than mirror no? Let's say ayaw ko talaga isipin yun, normal na linis lang gagawin ko, tiles nalang no?

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #38 on: March 22, 2012, 09:48:45 PM »
mga sisses mas madali linisin ang painted glass po..colored glass din sometimes and term :)

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #39 on: March 22, 2012, 09:49:57 PM »
^^Yes. Low maintenance. Went to Wilcon Builders kanina, madami na din tiles na mura na maganda design for bathrooms and kitchen splashbacks. Price range is 105 to 150 per piece. Picasso brand, yan din yung brand nang mosaic na binibili ko. Bumili ako for one client  ;)
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