Glass splashbacks have become very popular in modern kitchens. They are becoming more popular as the world recovers its bearings after the recession has shaken the nation to a great degree. They are also becoming popular as an alternative to stainless steel splashbacks for kitchens because they can be less “shocking” to look at. A glass splashback is also popular because they can add depth and dimension to any kitchen design. While most people assume glass splashbacks are strictly a design choice for kitchens, they are much more than that.
There are many different types of glass available for use in a glass splashback.
The most popular is toughen glass, which is also call laminate glass. It’s an extremely tough material that is also exceptionally flexible. This means it can be cut to almost any shape imaginable, but it is also very difficult to break.
Many glass splashbacks in high-end kitchens are actually made from toughen glass:
that has been print on with a computer. This gives the glass a pattern, and while it can be difficult to see once it is install, it looks absolutely beautiful. The printing is usually done on a sticker which is stuck to the glass, or it can also be done on the glass itself. There are various fonts and colours available when you buy the glass. In some cases, you can even have special designs print onto the glass. There are also some companies that will engrave the glass so it can have your company name or logo print in any colour you want.
When you choose glass as the material for your glass splashback:
it means you’ll have something that is virtually indestructible. Many glass splashbacks in kitchens have survive years of daily use, and they are still looking as bright and shiny as they did the day they were install. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy your kitchen design for years to come, and even if something does break, you can easily replace it.
One thing you must keep in mind is that since the glass is extremely fragile, you should not clean it using harsh chemicals. Some glass is actually more absorbent than other types of glass and using chemicals to clean it can mean leaving small glass pieces behind which can easily scratch or chip your countertop.
Installing a glass splashback in your kitchen is a relatively inexpensive project:
and many people choose to do it themselves. They can purchase their own glass, but if you don’t feel comfortable installing it yourself, there are a number of contractors that will install it for you. If you have larger counter space, then hiring a contractor may be a better option. You can also find glass contractors in your area by asking your friends and neighbours if they know anyone who has recently install a glass splashback. If you choose to do the installation yourself, then it is important that you read through all of the instructions thoroughly before beginning so that you do not accidentally damage your new glass.
Installing a glass splashback in your kitchen:
will provide you with an affordable way to spruce up your kitchen. Although installing glass in a counter can be expensive, you can find cheap materials at your local home improvement store. Once you have found the right materials and tools, it is very simple to install. Just remember to follow all of the simple things to do to ensure that it is do properly the first time. You can also search the internet for videos that show you exactly how to install the splashback.