stone tops – preventing water intrusion
As someone who enjoys problem solving, I thought I could find my own solution to this one, but so far I’ve drawn a blank:
At joint where the backsplash sits on top of stone counters, I’ve often seen problems from water intrusion after original silicon caulk stops doing its job. Anyone come up with a more permanent technique for this situation?
You may want to post this query here http://www.ntc.com . This is a forum for stone industry professionals. Click the ask the experts link to get to the forums. No doubt they have dealt with this issue. I have followed the forums there for the past year or more, and there are some very good quality people offering advice there.
Are you sure about that site address? I was led to a telecommunications firm when I tried it.
sorry about that...here is correct one http://www.ntc-stone.com/main1.htm
I wrote an article in SolidSurface magazine (July,'05) addressing this topic for solid surface, but the techniques described would work the same for granite or engineered stone.
Try Tips of the Trade, Hard-Seamed Backsplashes, solidsurfacemagazine.com