A backsplash can instantly update your kitchen or bath with modern materials, a touch of color, and new textures, creating a customized focal point to draw the eye and tie your décor together. Adding a backsplash can be a simple job with stunning results, if you take care to apply it safely and securely.
Types of BacksplashesThe backsplash is a protective covering behind a sink, intended to protect the rear wall from splashes, soap scum, cooking grease, steam condensation, and other wear and tear. All types of tile – ceramic, porcelain, subway-style, glass mosaics, etc. – are popular backsplashes, but there are many other materials that can be eye-catching and attractive options. Depending on the style of your kitchen or bath, the size of the space, the design flair you want to incorporate, your budget, and the other materials used in the room, you may want to consider a backsplash of…
Applying a BacksplashWhile the exact materials and tools you need to apply a backsplash will depend on the wall surface you are covering, the size of the backsplash area, and what type of backsplash you are installing, the basic procedure is the same.