Choosing the Right Kitchen Backsplash for Your Home

As we’ve previously discussed on this blog, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. Along with the bathroom, it can make the biggest difference on the valuation of your property. It’s also an area where you and your family are likely to spend a significant amount of time. 

This means it’s a good idea to make sure you’ve fully considered your options when putting together your kitchen. Today, we’ll go through some of the things you need to know before buying kitchen tile backsplash in Miami. This includes why backsplashes are important, the material we recommend, and more. 

Kitchen tile backsplash in Miami

What Is a Backsplash, and Why Is It Important? 

Backsplashes are a common element found in many bathrooms and kitchens. They’re often placed behind both stoves and sinks to make sure that the wall doesn’t get splashed by water, grease, and so on. 

Homeowners don’t always need a backsplash. For instance, if you’ve already chosen to tile your walls with a sturdy material like porcelain, it will already be resistant to moisture. 

That said, homeowners often choose to get a backsplash simply for aesthetic reasons. The right backsplash can really stand out, completing the look of your kitchen. 

Why Porcelain Is a Great Choice for Backsplashes 

Backsplashes need to be able to handle wear and tear, which is why we often recommend porcelain for this project. Porcelain tile is non-porous, which means it won’t absorb the moisture and get damaged over time. 

This is very different from natural stone tiles, which need to be sealed regularly to avoid damage. 

Along with moisture, porcelain is also resistant to: 

  • Bacteria 
  • Heat 
  • Scratching 
  • Staining 

Finding the Right Design

Aesthetic versatility is one of porcelain’s major benefits. Any design that you can think of can be printed onto the glaze, which means that the actual tile can match with nearly anything in your home. 

When determining how you want your backsplash tile to look, it’s important to consider other elements of the kitchen as well. Some homeowners choose to use the same tile for their countertops and backsplash, for instance. In other cases, they choose contrasting designs. 

Our friends at WhyTile put together an article outlining the various options available to you. Check them out! 

When in doubt, it’s a good idea to speak with an interior designer. They can take a look at your home and speak with you to get an idea of your vision for the space. Then, they can present you with various ideas of what you can do to achieve your vision. 

If you ever have additional questions, you can also visit any of our stores in-person to get a look at the material and speak with a tile expert at our store! 

The Tile We Recommend for Kitchen Backsplashes 

We spend a significant amount of time looking for the highest-quality suppliers available because we understand this is how we can best serve our own customers. That’s one of the many reasons why we’re always ready to make recommendations for your project. 

For a kitchen backsplash, we think you’ll be happy with tile from any of the following suppliers, which you can find at our stores: 

white kitchen backsplash in Miami

Shopping for Kitchen Backsplash Tile in Miami? 

At D&B Tile, we work with homeowners and contractors to help them find the perfect tile for any project. Have any questions about what we can do for you? Would you like to speak with a tile expert? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re excited to speak with you!