Replacing Kitchen Backsplash tiles, need to repair some damage


Hi, The house I moved into has a nice white tile backsplash in the kitchen, except there are randomly placed tiles with pictures of spices among them. They were annoying. I dremeled and chiseled out the spice tiles without damaging the surrounding tiles, but in some places the drywalll behind the tiles is indented. I need to fill in these areas so when I place new tiles in there they are flush. What material would someone suggest I use in this situation? Is there some kind of spackle specifically for tile work? thanks.
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just use a little bit more mastic or thinset, whichever you're using. no one will ever see it again.
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| Hi, | The house I moved into has a nice white tile backsplash in the | kitchen, except there are randomly placed tiles with pictures of | spices among them. They were annoying. I dremeled and chiseled out the | spice tiles without damaging the surrounding tiles, but in some places | the drywalll behind the tiles is indented. I need to fill in these | areas so when I place new tiles in there they are flush. What material | would someone suggest I use in this situation? Is there some kind of | spackle specifically for tile work? thanks. |
back butter the tiles with mastic or thinset and install flush with other tiles. clean out any mastic that may ooze out before it dries. let sit for a couple of hours and grout to match existing. seal grout next day.
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