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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing Denver Glass Tile Backsplashes

February 7, 2018

If you are considering a kitchen remodel, you already know there are many decisions that have to be made. One of the most important will be your choice for a kitchen backsplash. There are so many different kitchen backsplash materials available, that it might seem like an overwhelming decision to make. But if you are looking for something that is reasonably priced, easy-to-clean, and beautiful to boot, you might want to consider glass tile from Natural Stone Sales in Denver.

Here's a list of five questions you should ask yourself when deciding on a glass tile backsplash.

Question #1: Will you go for a pop of color with your glass tile, or will you keep it neutral?

Decisions about color usually come down to personal preference. Some people are drawn to color, whereas others feel a sense of calm surrounded by more neutral shades. Both will have an impact on the space.

You will also want to consider resale. If you plan to sell your home in the next couple of years, using a bright or bold color for your backsplash can potentially appeal to fewer buyers. A neutral color might be safer.

Question #2: How tall will your backsplash be?

Many homeowners overlook this detail when planning their kitchen remodel. The location of your cabinetry might mean this decision is out of your hands, but you can choose to have your backsplash go all the way up to the cabinets or end somewhat lower. If you have open areas in your kitchen, you can bring the backsplash up as high as you’d like—even to the ceiling.

Question #3: Will it coordinate well with my countertops?

If you have neutral countertops, installing a backsplash in a vibrant color of the same palette can be a great design feature. If your counters are colorful, however, you might want to stick to a more neutral color for your tile. Whatever type of counters you have, you’ll want to make sure the colors work well together. The texture of glass tiles works quite well with most countertop materials.

Question #4: What shape and pattern will I choose?

This is another decision that comes down to your personal preference. Do you like classic shapes? Or are you looking for something a bit more whimsical? Again, you may want to consider resale before you decide on a shape and pattern that is overly trendy or bold. Just make sure the color and shape of the tile fits in well not only with your overall kitchen design but with the rest of your home as well. For instance, you might not want a Moroccan-inspired shaped tile if your home has a mid-century modern feel.

Question #5: What is my budget?

Last but certainly not least, you need to consider your overall kitchen remodel budget when it comes to choosing a backsplash. Prices will vary for materials, and you must also consider labor if you are hiring someone to put up the backsplash for you.
Ready to get started on your kitchen backsplash but need some help? Contact Natural Stone Sales today!