5 Unique Backsplash Materials

Today’s kitchen backsplashes can be as decorative as they are functional. Discover a variety of interesting materials to help you choose the right backsplash for your kitchen.

Turn your backsplash into a work of art with the use of mosaic. Arrange any combination of stone, tile, or glass above your oven to create this look. Use interesting colors and different shapes for a bold look.

Plate Glass is a creative alternative to traditional back splash materials. The glass is installed over painted drywall. It adds subtle color, and a sleek, reflective surface that’s easy to clean with vinegar and water.

Pressed-metal or tin ceiling tiles make both an eye-catching and practical backsplash. Use tiles with over scaled, baroque design or, restrained, geometric patterns. Pressed-metal backsplashes are waterproof and heat resistant, and can be cleaned with soap and water.

Choose stainless steel for a utilitarian surface. Stainless steel is certainly a style statement, and is incredibly easy to maintain and clean, as well as very difficult to damage. It will lend your kitchen a professional look.

Polished marble is a classic stone, that will look elegant in any kitchen. Most popular in white, this material is aesthetically pleasing, although slightly less practical. The marble stains easily, so be sure to wipe off any spatters quickly.