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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing the Right Splashback Tiles

Splashback tiles kitchen

Once you begin living in a home you can proudly call yours — it is only natural that you want to protect it from the usual wear and tear brought on by regular use.

Whether it be a lightbulb eventually giving out or your walls starting to collect that thin line of dirt you just can’t shake out no matter how hard you scrub, wear and tear will naturally happen. Thankfully, there are creative and functional ways to prevent these signs of wear and tear in the first place — as prevention is always better than the cure.

In your kitchen and bathroom, the way to prevent mould and dirt build up from water residue is through one quick installation of your very own splashback tiles!

What are Splashback Tiles?

Splashback tiles are tiles that are specifically designed to be water resistant and able, able to handle those splashes from your bath, washing the dishes and even the hot water splashes from cooking and boiling your food!

These kinds of tiles are installed to make sure that the integrity of your kitchen and bathroom walls are not affected, saving you a lot of cost in repairs in the long run. 

So, how do you know what kind of Splashback Tiles to install? 

Understand Your Space

Before you dive into the world of splashback tiles, take a moment to consider the space where they’ll be installed. Is it a compact kitchen that needs a touch of brightness, or a spacious bathroom that can handle bold patterns? The size, lighting, and overall style of your room play crucial roles in your tile selection.

Consider the Benefits of Each Type of Tile

Ceramic Tiles

These are the most popular choice due to their versatility and affordability. They come in an array of colours and patterns, and are easy to clean.

Porcelain Tiles

Porcelain tiles are great for areas that are constantly wet such as your bathroom and your kitchen because they are strong and water-resistant.

The big perk? they can look like real stone or wood, giving a fancy touch to your space at a fraction of the cost!

Glass Tiles

If you’re looking to add a touch of elegance and brightness, then maybe glass tiles are the way to go!

They reflect light beautifully and can make small spaces appear larger — and they’re water-resistant too..

Stone Tiles

For a natural, earthy look, stone tiles like marble, granite, or travertine are excellent. They add a timeless appeal but require more maintenance to prevent staining.

Metal Tiles

These tiles are perfect when you’re going for an industrial look. Because of their nature, they are strong and easy to clean — but get scratched easily.

Now, once you’ve decided the kind of tile you want, plan ahead and consider these other factors as well before beginning your installation!

Consider Tile Size and Shape

In your tiles, the size and shape matter!

They can make your kitchen and bathroom look entirely different so make sure you are going for the right size and shape to compliment the vision you have.

Make Sure it Compliments the Grout

Grout might seem like a minor detail, but it can significantly impact the final appearance of your splashback. Here are a few pointers:


Now, the key to proper maintenance is the right grout! Choose stain-resistant grout for kitchens and bathrooms where spills are common. 

For this, Epoxy grout is a good option because it is strong and easy to clean.

As you decide which tiles to go for, make sure that you are balancing the quality with the cost. Even if you’re looking for budget-friendly alternatives, don’t just immediately go with the cheapest choice if you see that they’re not durable. Find the balance of quality and cost by selecting tiles that are within your price range and compliment your lifestyle at home as well!

In the end, choosing the right splashback tiles to use for your bathroom and your kitchen all  boils down to what you want. Make sure it checks all the boxes in your preferences and that you decide on a tile that you’ll come to love seeing every day for years to come — because that’s exactly what’s gonna happen.

With the right splashback tile, you can easily make your home shine and show who you are! 

Ready to Find the Perfect Tiles for your Home?

With the wide selections we have over at our store, you’ll have no problem in being able to buy exactly the tiles you want in creating your dream home! Our designs allow you to embrace your own style without breaking a sweat.

So, if you’re ready to buy the perfect tiles for your home, Good Buy Tiles is the right place to visit! Choose from a range of colours, sizes, shapes, textures, and make to complete your project. Visit our website today to see our wide selection of tiles, from high-quality, imported tiles to factory seconds tiles!

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