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The Importance of a Backsplash in Your Kitchen

October 20, 2015

The Importance of a Backsplash in Your Kitchen

Are you bored with the look of your kitchen and wanting to give it a facelift? The good news is that you don’t have to do a total overhaul to achieve a fresh look. Simply replacing your backsplash is a great way to create impact.

Your kitchen backsplash is a great spot to personalize the look of your kitchen, but it also serves many different purposes. Keep these in mind when you are shopping for a new backsplash, so you can find the one that will be the best match for you and your kitchen activity.

  • Added protection. You cannot avoid splatters and spills from landing on your sink and counters when you’re preparing food. It’s going to happen. Having a backsplash, however, makes it easy to clean up afterward, so your kitchen stays looking clean, and you don’t have to worry about long-term stains.
  • Reduced cleaning time. The great thing about backsplashes is that they come in a variety of materials, ranging from ceramic tile and glass tile to treated faux metal. This gives you an advantage when shopping for materials because you can choose something that will best fit the practicality of your needs and environment.
  • Added value to your home. The right backsplash can increase the value of your home if you plan well. Look for backsplashes that fit your personal style, but that would likely be appreciated by other people as well in the event that you ever decide to sell your home. Kitchens and bathrooms get the greatest returns on investment when it comes to remodels because they are the rooms in which people spend the most time.

Chris George Homes
Oklahoma City Realtor
Let’s get in touch: 405.843.8188

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