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Corian upstand and tiles

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Lelivre Thu 02-Jul-15 13:28:02

The fabricators are saying it looks naff to tile to the upstand. If we tile it should be to the worktop. Upstands are for painted walls. I wanted to live with the kitchen before deciding to tile or not. But I am thinking a Corian worktop/upstand join/edge is more hygienic than a tiled/worktop one having had the latter.

Any thoughts?!

pootlebug Thu 02-Jul-15 13:42:48

I agree that upstand + tiles just looks wrong.

We have tiles to our dorian worktop (no upstand). Has never struck me that it's not hygienic?

Lelivre Thu 02-Jul-15 23:01:56

Perhaps it was the way our tiles were finished; quite a heavy line of grout and sealant. I thought it was a bit of a dirt trap. The upstand although a separate part looks seamless with the tiny amount of glue used. But I probably will want to tile...

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