Glue the kitchen back wall to the tiles

The usual tiled area between the worktop and wall units in the kitchen is no longer particularly popular. Instead, kitchen splashbacks with some breathtaking motifs come into focus. In most kitchens, however, there are tiles, so that the kitchen back wall must be glued onto them.

Install the kitchen rear wall without tiles

The kitchen rear wall offers a lot of space for customizing a kitchen. The conventional tile mirror looks really dreary on the other hand. In new buildings, the wall on the fitted kitchen is not necessarily tiled. Then the kitchen rear wall must be attached accordingly. If you follow our link, you will receive comprehensive assembly instructions.

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Glue the tiles over the back wall

However, if you have to glue the kitchen back wall over tiles, you will find valuable tips here. Especially with motif back walls, you cannot cut the panel in pieces. Mention should be made here of the area on the extractor hood, which often extends higher than the lower edge of the wall cupboards.

Cutting the back wall of the kitchen

Do not cut the back wall according to your measurements, but instead make a template from a suitably large, cheap plastic sheet. Here you can easily mark the holes for any sockets. Then you can check everything and so fit the template perfectly. Then the later rear wall sits exactly.

Level areas without tiles

After the kitchen rear wall has been cut to size, the end strips still have to be removed. Then it is best to clean the tiled surface with alcohol. The tiles must be completely free of grease. In the area of the extractor hood, it is possible that the tiles do not extend to the lower edge, but end at the wall cupboards. Take strips of wood over tiles that you glue on at a distance of 15 to 20 cm. The thickness should be chosen so that you are flush with the tiles.

Glue on the kitchen rear wall

Now, according to the manufacturer's instructions, the assembly adhesive is applied in beads and in waves to the tiles and the wooden strips. Then the kitchen back wall is pressed onto the adhesive. The curing times specified by the adhesive manufacturer must be observed. Either edge profiles or end strips are now mounted on the edges. Alternatively, these joints can also be neatly grouted.

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