Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 06:09:53 AM. Backsplashes. By Edsel Keller.
We offer you using mosaic tiles for your backsplash to make it pop, and here are some ideas. There are special mosaic tiles that contain various patterns, or you may go for creating patterns yourself using different tiles. Stripes, sea motifs, flowers, birds, geometric patterns and everything that suits your kitchen style is possible to create! Don’t limit yourself only to the oven space, make a bigger and longer backsplash. Look at the ideas below and get inspired.
The various types of marble come from different areas on the globe, including Italy, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Russia, US or Romania. Carrara marble is possibly the most common type of all. It comes from Italy and it’s also among the most affordable types or marble. It can be distinguished by its white, gray or blue-gray coloring and linear veining which can either be small and fine or soft and feathery. In the kitchen, marble is often used ad countertops and backsplashes.
Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.
A kitchen backsplashes isn’t only a functional thing, it’s part of decor that will highlight designs and looks. There are many trends and you may see more and more unique ideas to use plaster, glass, metal for making backsplashes and much more. The idea we are discussing today became popular several years ago and is gaining more and more popularity – a window backsplash.