Granite Countertops: How to Install Granite Tile

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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Caulk gun
  • Bucket
  • Level
  • Framing square
  • Grout float
  • Notched trowel
  • Paint roller
  • Paint tray
  • Rags
  • Safety glasses
  • Paintbrush
  • Utility knife

You'll also need a margin trowel, rubber gloves, a sponge, a tile saw, a suction cup tool, a honing stone and a foam paint roller.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Granite tile
  • Unsanded grout
  • Caulk
  • Waterproofing membrane
  • Shims
  • Masking tape
  • Grout sealer