Adding a kitchen backsplash is one of the most cost effective ways to give the illusion of a home makeover. It can also be a great addition to the design of a new kitchen. Find out how a backsplash can transform the look of your home.
What’s the Best Backsplash for Kitchens?
One of the first decisions to be made when adding a backsplash to a kitchen. Is deciding on what material it should be made from. There are many options out there, from ceramic to tile, but not of them matches the benefits of a glass backsplash.
Not only do glass backsplashes from Colour2Glass come in any colour you desire. We can even colour match from all major paint brands. But they are made from toughened glass. This means they are impact resistant, and can withstand heat up to 400°C. This makes them perfect for use by a heat source. Allowing you to place them behind a cooker or hob should the layout of your kitchen be suited by this. You don’t need to worry about your backsplash letting the look of your kitchen down over time either. All our kitchen backsplashes come with a 10 year guarantee against discolouration.
You don’t need to worry about upkeep when placing it near cooker or hob either. Backsplashes are designed to be very easy to clean. In fact, providing you tackle the stain quick enough, any glass cleaning spray will have your glass looking as good as new. We have even put together a guide to getting stains from glass should you run in to any problems.
Picking Your Kitchen Backsplash Design
Once you have decided to go for a backsplash your next choice is the design. Do you pick a coloured or printed backsplash?
Printed backsplashes are a quick and easy way to put your own stamp on the design of your kitchen. We can take any image and print it on to the glass. Search shutterstock and find an image which fits the look of your kitchen. Or provide us with an image of your own and create a truly bespoke piece for your home.
The alternative to this is a coloured backsplash. This is generally the better option when you are looking to achieve a modern or minimalist look in your kitchen. There are a number of options for ways you can pick your colour. You can go for a colour which compliments your current scheme. Turn it into a feature wall with a different bold colour. Or simply pick your favourite colour and go from there! If your still struggling to pick a colour, we have put together a guide to picking your backplash colour.
How Long Does it Take to Install Backsplash?
Installing a backsplash is not a difficult or time consuming process. The key to getting a good fit is in the preparation of the surface you will be applying it to. And ensuring the adhesive is applied correctly to the glass. If you are worried about getting the best fit on your glass, then why not use our measure and fit service? Taking the installation process out of your hands.
Our expert fitters are able to install your splashback in around an hour. Again however, depending on the number of pieces of glass and the complexity of the shapes, installations can take a number of hours. As we will seek to rush the installation of the splashbacks.
Remember that the adhesive for the backsplash takes 24 hours to dry. You should make sure you do not touch the glass when the glass is drying. And it’s beneficial if you can avoid using the kitchen as much as possible during this time.
If you are looking to add a kitchen backsplash to your home contact Colour2Glass today. Our experienced team can talk you through the process and get your the perfect glass backsplash.