Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- 25 lb. thinset mortar
- 5 lb. unsanded grout
- Qt. of granite sealer
- Denshield or cement board
- ¾-in. plywood underlayment
- 1 x 4 and 2 x 4 for blocking
- 1 x 3 backsplash trim
- Fiberglass mesh tape
- Color-matching caulk
- 1 lb. of 1-in. roofing nails
- 1 lb. of 2-in. drywall screws