8 Tips to enhance Your House Decor with Glass Splash backs
Many choose glass splashbacks for their kitchen because of its function in protecting the kitchen from damage. However, glass splashbacks can also completely transform the way your kitchen looks, especially in terms of design and texture.
Glass splashbacks are known to give a modern futuristic look to the kitchen. They are also very versatile, complementing houses of traditional nature as well. Thanks to advanced technology, and demand for designer pieces, glass splashbacks have skyrocketed in popularity in recent times.
So, if you are also keen on giving your kitchen a stylish, unique look, then here are 8 tips that will enhance your house décor with Glass Splashbacks.
Decide on the Right Splashback
Before you settle on a splashback for your kitchen, consider the overall style of your kitchen. Glass splashbacks give homes a very futuristic modern look. The reason it does so is because of the following.
- They are clean and seamless
- They Reflect light to create bright, airy space.
- They invite an open-air floor plan for cleaned space.
Glass splashbacks are also surprisingly very versatile and can stylize traditional and country houses as well. A kitchen glass splashback becomes a convenient option for your kitchen because of its low maintenance, and its ability to work with any surface to give a brighter look to your kitchen.
Finalize the Kitchen
It is always advisable to first decide everything that is going to be included in your kitchen if the color and design of your appliances and utensils are already decided than deciding on the glass splashback to use become a tad- bit easier.
Glass splashbacks should only be measured and fabricated once you have your entire kitchen splashback finalized. This also includes the placement of certain kitchen components like:
- Oven hob
- Above counter sockets
- Above counter switches
- Vent hood
- LED and other lighting
These components need to be finalized well in advance, as you cannot alter the glass once it is already purchased. You should also decide in advance how much space the kitchen glass splashback is going to cover before you place an order for it.
Some of the best glass splashbacks we know, cover almost all of the area between the countertops and the cabinetry.
Also do remember that glass splashbacks for hot water or appliance areas need to come with a letter from an architect, glass supplier or designer, stating that the glass is fit for the designed purpose.
Consider the Glass Splashbacks Texture and Color
When choosing a texture for glass splashbacks, you usually have three choices to choose from;
- Matted: The Glass Has Low Reflective Quality
- Glossy: The Glass has a high reflective quality
- Frosted: The glass blurs images when transmitting light.
There are several other texture options to choose from, like pearl, liquid or even brick. The texture should be analyzed diligently before you do place an order for the said glass splashback. The right design will add an extra dimension of depth, movement and color to your kitchen.
Colored Glass Splashback
Colored glass splashbacks can not only add some much-needed color to the décor of your house but also brighten up your kitchen because of its ability to reflect light. This helps you add more depth to your kitchen and other areas of your home as well.
Textured Glass Splashback
Out of all the variants that glass splashbacks come in, it’s hard to argue over the popularity of textured glass splashback. Needless to say, they are here to stay. With textured glass splashbacks, you get an array of designs to choose from – ranging from floral designs to something more geometrical in nature.
Do You Want a Printed Glass Splashback?
Apart from the usual colored and textured glass splashbacks, the printed splashbacks are also very popular in the market today. Made possible because of advanced technology, glass splashbacks can now contain images of sunsets, cityscapes, family, flowers and all sorts of other things you like.
You can get a printed splashback of a popular culture icon you like; it is all possible today. While the choice can enhance the look of your kitchen and complement your personality, the image selection should be part of the glass order. This will allow the glass company to make proper measurements for both the glass and the image.
Choose How to Affix
There are normally two affixing strategies to choose from.
- For a seamless creative look, go for adhesive
- For a modern industrial look, go with screws.
If the design needs screws than the whole location has to be plotted and finalized before your order for the glass splashback is placed.
Besides the above tips, your glass splashbacks can be used for other functions like creating a mini glass panel or divider between your kitchen area and dining area. You can also opt for wall paneling by using a different combination of colored glasses.