How do I keep my TicTac tiles from popping up?

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I place TicTac Tiles on my kitchen wall as a backsplash and recently I noticed that some of the edges are loosening. How can I fix this? I love the look and don't want to change them if it's not necessary.

Thanks.


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  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Jan 13, 2021

    If you are looking for permanent placement, try Loctite's Power Grab. You will probably have to use painter's tape to hold in place until it dries completely.

  • FrugalFamilyTimes.com FrugalFamilyTimes.com on Jan 13, 2021

    What is underneath the tic tac tiles? Maybe there's something there that they can't stick to well - like a greasy or dusty or very smooth wall? It depends on what that is for how you fix it. :)

  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on Jan 13, 2021

    I would look into the gorilla glues :)

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Jan 13, 2021

    Excess moisture may be contributing to your problem, also it depends on what they are stuck to. If the surface is irregular, like stucco, they may not stick well, too many gaps, they need a flat surface.

  • Mogie Mogie on Jan 13, 2021

    Did you wash your walls with TSP to get rid of any grease, residue, and to give a clean surface to start on?

    You’ll do this step even if you didn’t have to sand your walls. Allow your walls to fully dry.


  • A little construction adhesive will help keep the corners down

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Jan 14, 2021

    Hello. Do you have a reason that the tiles might not be sticking to cause this failure? Was your surface clean and smooth?


    A gorilla glue or a construction adhesive might be an option to consider. The construction adhesive can be purchased in large Caulk type packaging tubes as well as smaller toothpaste type packaging depending upon the projects surface area you need to repair.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on Jan 15, 2021

    most of the info I found says to use extra adhesive if you use in a kitchen because of the heat and steam from stove and oven here is info https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsJTqCXDgHo

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