The Purposes of Backsplash InstallationMany people question whether backsplashes are functional or decorative. They actually serve both purposes:
- Easy Cleaning: Backsplashes provide an easy-to-clean surface behind splash-prone kitchen areas, like sinks, ovens, and even countertops. Now oil splatters, soap residue, and water sprays won’t ruin wallpaper or discolor paint; just wipe them away.
- Superb Style: Perhaps the most popular reason people get a tile backsplash is to infuse the kitchen with color and style. A seemingly endless selection of designed, patterned, and monochromatic designs gives you the freedom to subtly compliment your kitchen’s color scheme or to make it the stunning focal point.
Make a StatementBacksplashes can transform your kitchen from galley to glamorous. While ceramic tiles are used the most, below are other materials to choose from:
- Natural stone
- Stainless steel