Vertical shiplap is a great way to add character and charm to your kitchen. Today, I’m going to show you how to install vertical shiplap in your kitchen and tips for making it secure and long lasting.
If you use the proper prep and paint for your shiplap backsplash, you should be fine installing it as your kitchen backsplash.
- We went with an eased-edge shiplap, as opposed to the typical quarter-gap shiplap because I was going for a European, cottage feel and this type of shiplap fit that design better. Most shiplap options will be fine when used as a backsplash as long as you prep and paint them appropriately..
Pine has a tendency to be rough, show knots, and require some elbow grease on the front end of the job. If you go with a different option, you won’t need to worry so much with the amount of preparation.
-Shiplap Boards -Paint and Primer -Paint Roller and Brush -Caulking -Nails for Nail Gun -Sandpaper for Orbital Sander