Another big benefit of a tile kitchen backsplash? It's much easier to clean than paint. You'll be improving the function of the room as well as the look. Let's look at the most affordable ways to add a kitchen backsplash.
Stick with glass or ceramicTile comes in a variety of materials - and pricepoints. If you're looking to stick to a budget, stay with ceramic or glass tiles. These are the most affordable tile materials. As a bonus, they also come in the widest array of colors and sizes. You're sure to find something you'll love and a price you can afford.
Minimize your coverageTile is so flexible that it works well with your existing paint and cabinets. To help cut costs, consider covering just a portion of the walls with the backsplash - perhaps the bottom third. Or look at covering just one wall with the backsplash. We recommend focusing your tile backsplash on the wall behind the cooking area. This is the focal point of the room so it will make a big impact in a small space. Plus, tile is so much easier to clean than paint - adding the tile to the wall that is likely to be the messiest is a great way to maximize your investment.
Save money with tile accentsNeutral tiles in standard sizes will help you save money. You can make that backsplash look more expensive, however, by adding in some accent tiles. Our design staff can plan out a tile wall that incorporates a colorful or patterned accent tile that will change the look of the wall without denting your wallet.
Change your orientationAnother great option for neutral tiles is to install them in a different orientation. For example, instead of laying a rectangular tile in horizontal lines, consider laying them out on a diagonal. The tile costs the same but gives you a more updated design.
Be flexible with colorTiling a large area? It can be expensive to get a large number of tiles that are all the exact same shade. Consider using complimentary shades to cut down your costs while also adding visual interest.
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