Originally Posted by inspectorD
That looks really nice! I like the stone look with those cabinets, gives it an earthly feel. So wat was the aproximate costs involved for the materials you chose?
Thanks inspector D! We had been searching for some time after we did the granite for a good match. Our house is not a fancy house but a comfortable place in need of some updates. We have a fireplace and this stone tile seems to go good with the Ledge Rock used there.
The stone tile was around 200 plus I needed to buy some tools, float, notched trowel, and grout sponge. Then there was thin set, stone sealer, and three containers of grout. Estimate around 300 ball park. I did have a few tiles left over.
For the price it made a big difference in the kitchen and gave it a more finished and updated look. You might find some tile at a lower price and save about half of what we spent.
Keep in mind this slate tile was around 9 dollars a square foot. We had seen tiles from 3 to 50 dollars and up per square foot. The new glass and metal tiles can go up in cost fast...
My arm was real sore last night after all that grouting and cleaning. Be careful to not try to do too much grouting in one day.
Oh yeah, add in for a few advil for sore muscles.