Published at Sunday, October 29, 2017, 12:39:40. by Hellstrom Jewel in Tiles Backsplash.
The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house. It is not only the place where you cook for the family but also a space where the family spends a lot of time. With quality time spent with the family in the kitchen, the space is the venue for bonding and also entertaining. Thus, it becomes all the more important to design the kitchen in a way that is inviting and interesting. The kitchen backsplash tile is one that forms the background for the kitchen sink and the stove. The kitchen backsplash works as a protection for the walls preventing it from getting dirty. The backsplash tile makes cleaning up very easy and you can ensure that your kitchen is sparkling all the time.
Today, the choices of kitchen backsplash tile are very extensive. Colors can be muted, as with natural and warm slates, stone, marble or granite. Or they can be as bright or as pale as any color in your imagination. The kitchen backsplash tile finishes and textures are also very varied. They come glazed or unglazed to accentuate the mood and function of your décor. Kitchen backsplash tile can help create and embellish any decorative style from Traditional, Contemporary, French Country, Mediterranean, or Asian. Kitchen backsplash tile designing leaves room for immense inventiveness and originality to create a desired style. Sizes for kitchen backsplash tile commonly are 4" x 4" squares. However anywhere from 2" x 2" to 24" x 24" is within the usual range of dimensions to cover a backsplash area.
However in spite of the wide array of tiling options that will help you redesign your kitchen, there are also other factors that need to be considered to make sure that you will be making the best choice. Enumerated below are some of the aspects that you must check in order to get the assurance that backsplash installation will bring nothing less than the best results
An important factor when choosing any type of kitchen backsplash is the particular material, durability and ease of cleaning. Many people are looking for something that can simply be wiped clean, others want a decorative component that adds the rustic charm their kitchen design style needs. Whatever your particular goals, understanding the different materials and how they will affect your design and cleaning styles will certainly be important. For example, pressed tin is a time tested material that is not only beautiful, but also very affordable; however, depending on the detail, cleaning might be a bit more challenging than a flat surface, such as a brushed copper. The easiest metal tiles to clean are stainless steel requiring only a quick wipe down with disinfectant spray or any other household cleaner.
Ceramic is one of the most ancient used materials in history. Ceramic kitchen backsplash tile are enduring because of their myriad uses including flooring, bathrooms, fountains, countertops, swimming pools, fireplaces, doorways and any wall covering to name a few. Ceramic is easy to maintain and can endure heavy traffic.
If you do not have a lot of free time, there are snap-together backsplashes. They easily install. All that has to be done is screw or nail the base tiles to the wall and then interlock the surrounding tiles around the base tiles. There are many designs to choose from.
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