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Unread 02-18-2014, 06:40 AM   #1
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kitchen backsplash have a few questions

Just recently got our backsplash up Saturday nite.

This is like a mosaic rocks and glass tiles. Used sanded grout.

Was wondering what the difference between sanded caulk and non sanded caulk is. Should I use sanded caulk since I used sanded grout


Also I still need to seal. What's a good sealer to get that will work with glass to?

Thanks for all the help this is all new to me. Just joined.

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Unread 02-18-2014, 01:49 PM   #2
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If you already used sanded grout then stick with sanded caulking in order to match the look.

You wont need a sealer for the glass so just stick with an inexpensive grout sealer.
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Josh,

Even though the glass will be unaffected by sealant, I'd still use a quality grout sealer such as Miracle 511 or Aqua mix Sealers Choice Gold or Dupont Bullett Proof.

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Unread 02-19-2014, 06:41 AM   #4
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Thanks for the information guys I have seen aquamix that's at my local.

so you're saying putting this down shouldn't affect the glass which is mixed in with stone. Thanks again for the help
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no sealer isn't going to hurt or seal the glass. I like to spray or sponge on the sealer and let it soak in for a few minutes then come back and dry up and runs or puddles. I also like to use a micro fiber towel to clean off the glass tiles. you don't want to let the sealer dry on the glass tiles as it may leave a film on them.
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