How to Install a Glass Tile Vanity Top

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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.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Bucket
  • Nippers
  • Level
  • Framing square
  • Grout float
  • Jigsaw
  • Notched trowel
  • Safety glasses
  • Shop vacuum
  • Utility knife

You'll also need rubber gloves, a grouting sponge and a microfiber cloth.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Glass tile
  • 5/8-in. plywood
  • 1/4-in. tile backer board
  • Drywall screws
  • Cement board screws
  • Cement board tape
  • Thin-set mortar for glass tile
  • Grout
  • Grout sealer
  • Silicone caulk