A backsplash behind your counter top has several advantages. First, it is -if it’s good- practical, but if you get it right tackle, your kitchen you can also give a very distinctive look with. In terms of materials, colors, sizes and costs, the possibilities are endless. Thus, you can thus completely free to choose what you like and what suits you. That makes it difficult to make the right choice. Therefore we make a list of what you can expect if you want to add a backsplash.
Please note that these instructions are especially useful if you buy a new kitchen or when you give a new look of your kitchen.
What kind of backsplash do you choose?
We wrote it, a backsplash can be beautiful and practical, the possibilities are endless. To make a good start, you must first know what kind of backsplash you want behind your counter top. You can choose from a variety of materials, from glass to ceramic tiles and even chalkboard paint. To determine what you want, you can see the best photos, one by one put what you all want in the kitchen and of course visiting showrooms.
To know what kind of materials you want and what size should have the backsplash is very important measure. Then think how to fit the backsplash in your new kitchen. Fortunately kitchen sellers can give you ideas on the correct classification of the backsplash with the height and width chosen. When you choose mosaic tiles, a seller may, for example on the computer to make a sketch of how it will look like. This is very convenient, because then you have a concrete idea of what to expect.
Of your backsplash design must fit your countertops. A print pattern ‘cursed’ with a busy backsplash, so somewhere you have to find a balance between what you like and what looks good. Sometimes it’s very simple, but sometimes it also means that you still have to take away from your old idea.
Always make sure that the chosen material of your backsplash other elements in kitchen, as the kitchen itself and the interior, only make things better.
What does a backsplash cost?
The cost for a backsplash differ considerably. You can create a backsplash with a couple of cans of chalkboard paint. In that case, you just lost a few bucks. If you opt for an expensive material, such as glass (you always need safety glass) or ceramic, you pay quickly a few hundred euros or even more. Of course there are the costs of the kitchen store on top, because if you splash the rim bore a kitchen store, you also pay for the labor. Be aware of hidden costs, such as scrapping or for any renovations. If you’re at it, can you possibly make install extra outlets (handy!). In that case, you also pay for the electrician and additional materials. A bit backsplash then costs quickly $500 to $1,000 USD.