splash back wall tiles for kitchens

Splash Back Wall Tiles for Kitchens – Make a Statement in the Kitchen With a Stunning Feature Wall

Transform your kitchen with TFO’s splash-back wall tiles. Use glass mosaics, ceramic or porcelain tiles to dress up your kitchen whilst getting an easy maintenance

Adding new splash back wall tiles for kitchens is a simple DIY project that most people can handle by themselves. However, many people make the rookie mistake of choosing an inappropriate type of tile for the job. For wall tiles, you have to use one that’s suitable for your specific conditions and needs or else it won’t look right or function properly. Here, we’ll go over some tips on how to choose the best splash back wall tiles for kitchens that are available.

Before Installing Splash Back Wall Tiles for Kitchens

For anyone choosing to install splash back wall tiles for kitchens, proper measurements are a necessity. Don’t just estimate the lengths of your room, take a few minutes to note the exact measurements necessary. You don’t want to “think” you’ve purchased enough tiles, only to find out that you’re a box or two short. Using your measurements, determine how many tiles you’ll need and if cutting will be needed.

Don’t wait until the last second to prepare the wall you want to tile. Give yourself ample time to take down any previous tile or other backing and for cleaning. Not taking the necessary time to fully clean the wall of debris and old adhesive can cause your tiling project to look sloppy and unfinished.

different types of wall tiles

Different Types Of Wall Tiles

One of the most versatile and popular types of wall tile are ones made of ceramic material. These can be used in kitchens, bathrooms, patios, living rooms or practically anywhere else you want. The great thing about ceramic wall tiles are that they are extremely durable and resistant to moisture. As opposed to other types of tile, ceramic tile doesn’t absorb any water unless it is damaged, making it an ideal choice for bathrooms and other wet areas.

Because it’s naturally resistant to water, not too much maintenance is required for ceramic wall tiles. To clean it, just spray it down with some all-purpose cleaner and give it a thorough wipe down with a towel. If there’s dirt or grime not coming off, give it a good scrubbing. Don’t worry about harming the surface as ceramic tiles don’t scratch or damage easily.

For homeowners who want to add an updated, current sense of style to their home, you should consider the use of glass wall tiles. This type of tile offers one of the most sophisticated and unique looks that no other tile can offer. Glass wall tiles for kitchens can be found in many different styles and sizes to fit any type of look.

Some glass wall tiles for kitchen are made from 100% recycled glass material. This type of wall tile is great if you’re going for an eco-friendly home setting. Plus, some of the designs offered by recycled glass looks stunning.

Some are turning to glass mosaics as their way of adding colour to what should be a bright and cheerful part of the home. Please note Yellow and red are hungry colours.

Another excellent choice is using porcelain tiles on your walls. For the price, porcelain is one of the best all-around types of wall tile available, and unlike other types of tile, porcelain doesn’t crack easily.

These are just a few of the most popular types of wall tiles. When choosing one, consider you situation and the area you want to tile. Find a type of wall tile that’s going to be long-lasting, durable and easy to clean.

Want to know the best place for wall tiles? Whether you are looking for wall tiles for kitchen, bathroom or any room for that matter, the best place is Tile Factory Outlet. We have over 350,000 m2 of tiles ready for immediate pick up. So you are sure to find something that you will like. Visit TFO showroom or online tile store today.

6 comments… add one
  • brooke vulisuva September 7, 2017, 12:28 pm

    White beveled subway tiles
    Hi can you please tell me how much your subway beveled tiles are per sq metre. Also how much are just standard white subway tiles.

    • The Guys at TFO September 11, 2017, 6:56 pm

      Hi there, thanks for your enquiry. We stock 75x150mm and 100x300mm bevelled edge subway tiles priced at $18m2. We also stock standard 75x150mm subway tiles at $18m2 and 100x300mm subway tiles at $16m2. For more information, please give our office a call on (02) 8728 7800.

  • Jamie August 23, 2017, 1:08 pm

    Hi
    I’m trying to find different colours in subway tiles for my splashback
    White
    Turquoise or teal light and dark
    Grey/silver
    Thanks

    • The Guys at TFO August 26, 2017, 1:27 pm

      Hi there, thanks for your enquiry. We stock subway tiles in grey and white in different sizes, however we do not stock any in turquoise/teal. For more information please give our office a call on (02) 8728 7800.

  • Josephine Antinora October 27, 2012, 10:37 pm

    Hello I am looking for some tiles to complete a small job. The names of the tiles are JUNHUA Ceramic tiles 250 x400x10 mm (item number 28AW1 Shade 12) in white. Can you please let me know if you have these and if I am able to purchase these online and their cost ?

    Thanks
    I await your reply

    Josephine

    • The Guys at TFO January 10, 2013, 7:35 pm

      Hi Josephine. While we don’t have this item in stock, we may have something similar in stock or be able to source a local supplier for you. let us know your interest at sales@tfo.com.au

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