By z1long. Backsplashes. At Friday, December 07th 2018, 20:34:47 PM.
Concrete is a very popular material to use in home décor. Are they functional and worth it or not? Concrete a great idea to add an edgy feel, using concrete backsplashes adds texture and depth to the decor. It’s great not only for industrial or minimalist spaces, it’s used in many other kitchens style designs too. Concrete isn’t expensive, comparing it to marble, quartz and other costly solutions, I may say that this is rather a budget-friendly option.
Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.
As for copper tiles, the most popular option here is copper penny tiles, especially in several different copper shades. Speaking of copper penny tile, you can even install your own backsplash of real pennies and get a unique look. Small square or rectangular tiles are also a cool option, they will fit many spaces: rustic, glam, art deco, contemporary and so on. They also may be hammered ones to add a Moroccan feel or a boho touch to your kitchen.
Here's how cement counter tops are constructed. If you make it offsite just utilize a precast framework furthermore put the finished block or onsite you can instantly poured into your cabinets also completed in site with a trowel. Normally the counter tops width ranges from 4 centimeters to 7 centimeters. If you prefer set‐up it on site your workmanship will have to build a base on top of the cabinets in which to pour the concrete. Your cabinet shouldn`t need any extra structural increase to carry a cement weight.