The nice thing about using tile as a backspash is that it comes is a huge variety of sizes, colors, textures and shapes. It is even possible to have custom painted tiles to match any theme of design. In addition a tile backsplash can be easy to install, as well as easy to clean. Many design experts say that you should consider keeping it simple by choosing the same tile for your kitchen backsplash as you've chosen for the floor - just in a smaller size.
The best way to find out whether a tile is both beautiful in your house and suitable for use in your kitchen is to take home a few sample tiles. Put them on your countertop and lean them against your old backsplash. Leave them there for a few days, and use your kitchen as you normally do. You'll soon discover which tiles can stand up to the wear and tear of your family's life! Even more important, you'll be sure how the tile looks under your kitchen lights and next to your cabinets.
Spills, splatters, leaks and falls mostly happen in the kitchen. You definitely don't want to stain your kitchen walls because of these. Staining the walls will require you to clean and scrub them when you could be resting already or tasting your delectable food. Kitchen backsplash does not only protect your wall from splatters of oil but it will also serve as decoration and add style to the kitchen.
If you have a solid countertop then you should consider putting up a glass tile blend. This beautiful assortment of color can pull together your counters, cabinets, and fixtures. A lot of companies sell stock blends with particular colors but there are some out there that will customize the blend for you. Done correctly and a glass tile blend will make your kitchen backsplash something that everyone will talk about.
The most popular natural stone tiles are marble and granite. Of the natural stones marble captures more detail than granite and since it is a softer stone it is good for applications like kitchen backsplashes.
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