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I'm re doing my countertop with ceramic tiles and wood trim along the edge....can I seal and cover the whole countertop with Varnish or shellac?
I want a shiny, thick, hard coat to protect the tiles/grout.
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Varnish or shellac isn't going to adhere to tile. You may have to go to a pourable epoxy like you'd use for a bar top....but I don't know how good that will look...
 

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Ceramic/porcelain tiles don't need a protective coating. A sealer can be used for any grout lines. You could though do a pour on epoxy.











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Tile countertop needs no more protection than a dinner plate.

There's a silicone product which soaks into the grout lines and wateproofs them but good. Had a pro tile guy do the tub surround up to 84". Beautiful craftsmanship. I got to paint the grout lines 3X over a week. Gave new meaning to the word "tedious."
 

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Thanks everyone for your input.....I'll post pics once job is completed. I'm in the process of sanding and staining my kitchen cabinets. :)
 
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