Choosing Kitchen Wall Tiles for Your Home

When it comes to choosing tiles, the kitchen is one of the most popular rooms within the home where you can find them. Many people opt for kitchen tiles due to hygiene and water resistant solutions instead of wallpaper and paints.

Both wall paper and paint require more attention than wall tiles, with wall tiles offering a unique finish that other materials can’t match. Kitchens can accommodate many types of tiles whether they are ceramic or porcelain, mosaic or glass. Here are some tips on how you can make sure that you are choosing the right kitchen wall tiles for your home.

Consider Hygiene

Kitchens need to be a place of hygiene, which wall tiles can offer as they are water resistant and easy to clean. You will need to make sure that the tiles by the sink area are waterproof otherwise water damage could get into the walls behind the tilling causing the tiles to come loose. 

If you choose natural stone wall tiles for your kitchen, make sure they are sealed with the advised maintenance products prior to fixing to prevent water damage and staining.

Consider the Size of your Kitchen

Light coloured kitchen wall tiles are not only a more popular choice in today’s kitchens but colours such as white, beige or cream can make small kitchen look bigger as they reflect the light more than darker colours, giving an airy and spacious feel to kitchen.

Using the same colour wall tiles as the floor tiles can also give a spacious effect. To enhance the effect, you could use a similar coloured grout with the tiles.

Plain Kitchen Wall Tiles Vs Pattern Wall Tiles

Choosing Kitchen Wall Tiles for your HomePlain coloured wall tiles are best if you don’t want to keep updating your tiles as patterned tiles can go out of fashion and look dated more quickly. When choosing patterned wall tiles you need to consider whether it matches the decor and they are harder to fit than plain wall tiles.

How can I measure the amount of kitchen wall tiles I will need?

If you want to invest in some new kitchen wall tiles during the festive break and aren’t sure how to measure them check out this online tile measuring calculator or call Tile Choice free on 0800 1 560 560 and the team will be provide you with advice on how to measure tiles for your kitchen wall as well as suitable styles and designs to suit your individual tastes and requirements.

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