Ceramic or porcelain kitchen tile has been the most popular way to treat the walls in this room. As kitchen is the territory where you cook and take food, make shakes and bake it is naturally that some pieces of food and liquids get to the walls. Kitchen is also the room which experiences higher temperatures. The stove, oven, water in a dishwasher or a sink – all this stuff influences the surrounding furniture, floor and walls surfaces.
That is why tile for kitchen is chosen so often when the wall treatments are discussed.
The other aspect is decorative attraction. If years ago the customers could buy only solid tiles or tiles with some simple ornaments, today tile manufactures order the buyers all kinds of kitchen tiles. These wall treatments can imitate natural stones, marble, wood. Bold colors of tiles such as neon pink and blue, yellow and purple are offered. The owners of modern kitchens can pick only black tile, or white, red or orange – it depends only on the preferences.
There are tiles which small patterns on sale which are very popular as a budget variant – small “drops” of water or “spots” of paint over the tiles. These tiles are cheap, look original, and real stains and spots from food, water, tea and drinks are not seen on their surface. Those who cook at home often should choose walls and kitchen cabinets with some original tiles backsplash. The backsplash protects the wall from oils and grease, spots and juices getting there in the process of cooking. Wiping the backsplash and kitchen walls with a wet cloth and liquid soap is usually enough to return the kitchen walls their initial shining look.