If you’ve toured any newer models of homes lately. You’ve probably noticed that most kitchens and bathrooms now feature a backsplash. The are usually very attractive and match well with the countertops. Backsplashes are almost always featured now. The reason is that kitchen and bathroom walls are magnets for stains and water damage. But there are actually some other benefits to having a backsplash that you may not know about.
To start with, you’ve mad cleaning a breeze by installing a backsplash. Depending on the type you choose. You can make your walls impervious to stains. Glass, metal, and porcelain tiles are non porous, so there is no way for stains to penetrate them. Also, have you ever cleaned your walls? It’s not a fun process. But cleaning a tile backsplash is as easy as wiping down the tiles with an all purpose cleaner. What a time saver!
In addition to helping keep your walls clean, the backsplash protects the walls underneath. In the kitchen, it will protect the walls from food particles from damaging or staining the walls. Also, it will help protect against water damage from excess water splashing up from the sink. This is the same for the bathroom. Protecting against water damage is vital if you want to avoid the further issue of mold and mildew later.
Did you know that your walls are in danger of vermin burrowing through them? That’s right! The creepy crawlies are always looking for ways into your home. Installing a backsplash will help prevent this. The wall will be entirely sealed, leaving no gaps in the drywall for them to get through!
Last, but certainly not least, is that they’re just so stylish! Your home is a reflections of you, and you’ve probably put a lot of though into the colors and décor you have about. There are many styles of backsplash for you to choose from. I’m sure you’ll find your type.