By z1long. Backsplashes. At Friday, August 24th 2018, 04:29:53 AM.
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.
Ceramic tiles, bricks, mosaic stones, wood, metal, marble and even simple paint or wallpaper are all trendy options for kitchen backsplashes. There are no interruptions like when tiles are used and makes cleaning easier, although it also means that the backsplash needs to be spotless to actually look great. Providing an easy-to-clean and good-looking backdrop for the shelves but it’s also an important aesthetic feature for the kitchen, being a source of color for the space.
A chalkboard backsplash it can be renovated as often as you need and you can repaint it easily. You may attach any holders and shelves to the chalkboard surfaces while drilling tiles to attach a shelf is very hard. It will easily fit from an industrial to a minimalist one, so you can never go wrong with it. Chalkboard backsplashes are extremely popular for minimalist and Scandinavian kitchens to contrast light-colored and white cabinets but they will easily match a rustic or shabby chic space too