Can I use paint as splashback?

An easy and affordable way to give your kitchen a fresh, new look without the cost of removing your tile splashback is to paint it. You can paint it the colour of your choice or create a new design.

Can you paint glass kitchen splashback?

We recommend that you paint the glass with 4 coats. Why you ask? 4 layers will make your splashback a light blocker. No light shall pass the glass after you paint it.

What can I use instead of a splashback?

Don’t make tiles your first thought for your splashback material. Take a look at these fabulous options, from windows to wood

  • Window.
  • Mirror.
  • Tinted mirror.
  • Butterfly-effect marble.
  • Pressed metal.
  • Exposed brick.
  • Timber.
  • Copper.

Can you use laminate as a splashback?

Laminate is a popular option for splashbacks as it is a continuous material with very few joins. This makes it easy to clean off any spills or splashes that occur during the cooking process. They can also tolerate reasonably high levels of heat, so can go behind stovetops and the like.

Can you change the colour of your splashback?

Back-painted glass splashbacks can be produced in a huge range of colours that can be chosen to work with the rest of your colour scheme. If you change your mind on the colour later on, you can simply remove and replace the glass splashback with another one.

Does peel and stick backsplash stay on?

How long does a peel-and-stick backsplash last? While they are considered to be temporary, they can last three to five years or longer.

Which splashback is easiest clean?

Toughened glass splashbacks are the most popular splashback choice at the moment, and with good reason. Toughened glass is easy to clean and is available in an almost endless range of colours and prints. Glass splashbacks in a kitchen need to be toughened, to ensure that they can withstand the heat from cooktops.

Does a kitchen need a splashback?

The answer is yes, your kitchen requires a splashback because it keeps the moisture off the drywall, moisture on the plaster wall won’t seem like much of a big deal but eventually, it will be exposed to so much moisture it will start to mould and that is difficult and costly to fix later on.

What kind of paint to use on kitchen glass splashbacks?

Our painted kitchen glass splashbacks are made from 6mm toughened opti clear glass, and are polished on all edges. We can match any colour you wish, from any paint range – Dulux, Colortrend, Farrow & Ball, Crown Paints, Laura Ashley, RAL Colours and many more.

Where can I get made to measure kitchen splashbacks?

At The Glass Warehouse we offer made to measure kitchen splashbacks. Catering for any colour, any size, any shape and any finish. Our toughened glass splashbacks are manufactured on-site using the UK’s fastest toughening furnace, giving our customers express service every time. Painted kitchen splashbacks are ideal for any home or work space.

Why does Chalkboard paint stick to kitchen backsplash?

The reason is because chalkboard paint is matte and not very washable. So, all grease splashes from cooking (and we cook a lot) stick to that backsplash pretty well, and it is a nightmare and nearly impossible to wipe them off completely.

What should I do with my Kitchen backsplash?

You would have to remove your old backsplash rather than just tile straight on top, but then you could recreate this cool, almost unfinished look, using plaster, paint or even wallpaper. Add a smaller amount of pattern tiles, just one or two rows, and leave the rest of the space ‘unfinished.’