How to Choose a Glass Splashback
Splashbacks are widely available in multiple different styles, colours and designs for your home. Their adaptability to creativity makes your options when choosing one incredibly open, however, this can make it very difficult to select one that is perfect for your kitchen. Splashbacks are known to have multiple other benefits besides its adaptability to creativity such as being much easier to clean than tiles, being entirely water-resistant, being much more hygienic than other options and more. These are some of the main selling points of splashbacks and with any splashback, you will experience these benefits. Many people when purchasing a splashback are unsure what colour or style is best for their property. In this blog post, we will advise you on how to choose a glass splashback for your home, so not only can your kitchen be cleaner and more hygienic, it can look far more impressive and aesthetically pleasing for yourself and people in your property.
Colour is perhaps the most difficult decision to make when choosing a splashback. Your decision is best made when everything in your kitchen is already installed beside the splashback. This way you can get a better idea of what would look great with your existing colours in your kitchen. An example of this is matching the colours of the splashbacks with the colours of the furniture or appliances. This can create an appealing matching look in your kitchen and keep the design as simple. Kitchens that are constructed with a simple white colour or with wood go hand in hand with colourful splashbacks as it can add a powerful zing and unique look. As splashbacks come in all different colours, many different options will look great with your white or wooden kitchen. We recommended trialling multiple different colours to find what splashback is perfect for you. Lighter colours in smaller kitchens are also great for making your kitchen feel more spacious. This is due to the splashbacks reflective properties.
Splashbacks are also great for commercial use and establishing the image of your brand or business. Kitchens in workplaces are ideal locations to have splashbacks installed. This is due to splashbacks adaptability to colour and its hygiene. Choosing a colour for a splashback for a place of work is simple, as you can choose the main colours of your business. If you wish to enquire about the colours that we provide at Dunstable Glass, please do not hesitate to contact us or if you are unsure about what style or colour of splashback you would like, feel free to ask for advice. If you need inspiration or ideas for glass splashbacks, there are plenty located all across the internet. If there is a design that interests you, do not hesitate to send it across to us so we can see if it is possible for us to install the idea that interests you. We provide a multitude of different colours, so it is unlikely we will not be able to cater to your needs.
Splashbacks do not necessarily have to be located all across your kitchen, they can be installed where you believe is necessary. This means that the design of your kitchen does not have to be entirely taken over by the appearance of the splashback. Splashbacks also look great behind different appliances in your kitchen such as hobs, sinks, and smaller appliances such as kettles, microwaves, and more. Adding splashbacks in only certain parts of your kitchen can potentially give you more of an opportunity to be creative. This is due to the ability to use colors that you may not want all over your kitchen; this also applies to patterns and designs. Many colours and designs you may want as a splashback may look too extravagant if added all across your kitchen. When choosing a splashback, it is key to know exactly where you would like the splashbacks to be placed. If you would rather have splashbacks located all across your kitchen, basic colours may be a better choice if you prefer your kitchen to look simple and stylish, however, it is your decision to find the design that is ideal for you.
Did you know that splashbacks are not just for kitchens? Dunstable Glass are capable of installing glass splashbacks in other areas of your property to become a striking focal point. Areas that benefit physically and aesthetically from splashbacks include bathrooms, bars, dressing rooms and offices. This allows the benefits of splashbacks to carried out in other areas where it may be necessary. An example of this having splashbacks in an office. Splashbacks in an office would keep it more clean and hygienic, preventing the likelihood of illness in the workplace. For more information on where splashbacks are most effective, please refer to our splashbacks page.
Many people will splashbacks prefer to have a pattern or design alternatively to having a colour. This is excellent for having a kitchen that is more unique and extravagant. Generally, choosing a pattern can be much more difficult than choosing a colour as patterns consist of more than one colour. For the most effective and attractive looking kitchen with patterned walls, try to find a pattern that matches the colours of your kitchen and its appliances. This way, the pattern will look more adapted to your kitchen. If you are looking for a more extravagant pattern, then it may be good to search for appliances or furniture in similar colours. Extravagant colours also look excellent in separate locations around your kitchen rather than all the way around as they will stand out more. Splashbacks also have the capability to have special effects such as sparkle and metallic, added for aesthetical benefit. These are excellent for kitchens or environments that you would like to look unique or to match appliances with sparkle or metallic effects.
Dunstable Glass has consistently provided excellent glass splashback installation and design services in areas such as Luton, Watford, North London, Milton Keynes and surrounding areas for multiple years. If you have an idea for a project in your kitchen for a glass splashback, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01582 807865 or visit our showroom to explain your needs so we can work with you as soon as possible.
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Katy Carter is the content writer for Dunstable Glass and updates our blog regularly with helpful advice and new information.