What type of finish do I use? My kitchen back splash is oak

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 25, 2018
    Are you asking how to paint it?Is the backsplash real wood
    • Pwa32110566 Pwa32110566 on Feb 26, 2018
      Yes it’s red oak, but it’s stained but what product do I use as a finish that won’t peel and waterproof?
  • Sally Wiese Sally Wiese on Feb 25, 2018
    Take out the oak.
    • Pwa32110566 Pwa32110566 on Feb 26, 2018
      I just put it in as an accent I love wood hate granite quartz glass tiles don’t want to have my kitchen look like every house in the town
  • Cdh32672078 Cdh32672078 on Feb 25, 2018
    Hi I live in the UK and I use a product called Danish Oil, made of several oils, I use to finnish my worktops (you call them counters) I do a sand and recocoat obout every 2 years. As splash backs probably longer 4 years plus. Hope this helps.
  • Shore grandmom Shore grandmom on Feb 25, 2018
    An oak backsplash will be hard to maintain. You should use 4 to 5 coats of nonyellowing polyurethane to help protect it. If I were you, I would remove the oak and put up tile. I like porcelian tile. It's much easier to clean.
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