Published at Monday, May 08th 2017. by Toussnint Vasseur in Backsplashes.
In kitchens and bathrooms, having backsplashes is very important, and if you can make them decorative, they only add to the aesthetic value of the room. The most popular style is plain tiles on the backsplash. There are many shapes in which you could get these tiles cut, and then install them in a desired manner. Putting two or more types of stone tiles together, such as white marble or white porcelain with granite, limestone and slate, can give you the liberty to make color combinations on the backsplash. Shapes such as rectangles, inverted squares, circles, etc. are a few unique designs.
As aforementioned, any type of tile can be used to create a mosaic. However, glass tiles are considered as the best and most efficient ones found in the market today. Glass tiles are available in literally all colors and hence, you will surely get what you look for. As you have a wide choice of colors, your creativity in creating the mosaic will know no bounds. Secondly, glass tiles do not absorb any liquids, spills, etc., and hence, are more durable than their other counterparts. Glass tile backsplash is also easy to clean and maintain. The only disadvantage or drawback associated with this option is that the professional installation cost can be higher as compared to other tiles. Secondly, these tiles are more susceptible to breakage than the other varieties.
Use an unexpected tile color like purple and hot pink to create a backsplash pattern. This will give the kitchen a very bold and dramatic look.
Stone tiles are a great incorporation in home interiors, irrespective of what they are used for. Installing stone tile floors are the most common ways of adding the raw stone look to the house. They are also used on the walls of living rooms, bathrooms, hallways, etc. so as to add the element of design. There are various types of stone tiles which are open for selection and depending on their colors, finish and design, they can be incorporated in a particular fashion. Another extremely convenient use of stone tiles is to use them to create unique backsplash ideas. This is because, stone tiles are cheaper and have a variety in appearance. They are also more durable as well as naturally resistant to water.
Modern kitchens have become more and more innovative and stylish and having a beautiful tile backsplash pattern is one of the ways to make the kitchen look more appealing. There are many different tile backsplash patterns that you can use and there are a lot of materials, textures, shapes and sizes in tiles that you can choose from. Whether you choose ceramic tiles, glass tiles, metal tiles or stone tiles, make sure that the color and pattern matches the overall kitchen decor. Also, keep in mind the amount of upkeep required and ease of cleaning that different types of tiles offer. You can also combine two different tile materials like ceramic and glass to come up with unique kitchen backsplash patterns. Here we are going to provide you with some unique kitchen backsplash ideas that is going to add style and flair to your kitchen.
As mentioned above, there are a number of natural stones used to make tiles, and later installed on floors, walls and backsplashes. Some of the commonly used stones are marble, granite, limestone, slate, travertine, onyx, and porcelain. All these stones are extremely durable and water resistant in nature, making them very efficient as backsplash materials. They are also available in vibrant colors and the finish is smooth even though it looks rough and full of crevices. Thus, if you are eager to find some great stone tile backsplash ideas, keep reading and make your choices.
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