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How To Decide What To Use For Your Kings County Kitchen Backsplash

Are you going to be redoing your kitchen in the near future?

Is your Kings County kitchen stuck in the 1970s and it needs a remodel? Many kitchens designed in the past 5 decades were furnished with old fashioned kitchen linoleum floor covering or laminate flooring and poorly stained hardwood flooring. It was not common in most parts of the country to use environmentally friendly flooring like bamboo flooring, sustainable wood flooring, click lock linoleum flooring, or cork floor covering.

What sort of countertop is in place in your Kings County residence?

Are you working with a granite or paperstone countertop or something so crazy it is actually unidentifiable?

What are we working with for kitchen cabinets?

Do you have dark stained wood cabinets, slab door cabinets or IKEA cabinets? Some of these cabinets were built in Kings County with reusable materials which can be sanded and painted, some work well with materials which may be in place including wood floor covering and linoleum floor covering. If this is the case, you may decide to not refinish them.


Decide what is in place, decide what needs to stay and what needs to go and then it is time to design the kitchen backsplash.

Sometimes you will have an existing Kings County kitchen backsplash which needs to be eliminated prior to installing your new backsplash. Consider the work that is involved in doing that when you plan your backsplash installation project.


Metal tiles are a great option for a new kitchen backsplash.

Kings County Homeowners Explore backsplash tile options

Eco-Friendly Flooring offers several different types of backsplash tile options including Recycled terra cotta tile and natural stone tile including travertine and marble.


Eco-Friendly Flooring’s recycled metal tiles are solid, cast aluminum and are not to be confused with cheap stainless steel metal tile in Kings County in big-box stores, where the metal is just a thin cap on a piece of ceramic tile. Eco-Friendly Flooring’s line is offered in sizes ranging from:

  • 2” x 2” tiles
  • 1” x 6” tiles
  • 2” x 8” tile
  • 6” x 6” tiles
  • 3” x 6” tiles
  • 8” x 8” tiles
  • 12” x 12” tiles

These tiles are a gorgeous accent for many different styles of Kings County kitchens including not only modern kitchens, Pinterest-inspired kitchens, IKEA kitchens, and eclectic kitchens. Homeowners usually use the recycled brass tile for more traditional or even country style kitchens. The recycled brass tile is offered in 4 different finishes ranging from an antique brass to a green patina to a copper toned orange brass tile. Recycled metal tile starts at $40 per square foot.


Eco-Friendly Flooring carries over 300 different colors of recycled glass tile. Color combinations are endless and glass tiles are available in a variety of sizes. Watch our web site for cheap glass tile offers. Glass tile works well in combination with granite countertops. We can select glass tile colors that compliment or accent hues and tones in the granite countertop. Glass tile is so versatile that it can be used in almost any kitchen design.


Recycled cement tile are available kitchen backsplash designs. Over 15 different colors are available. These tiles are hand cast in the US and are made to order. Consider these for modern or industrial style kitchens. These tiles work very well in combination with Silestone or Concrete countertops.


Recycled terra cotta tile are offered in excess 50 different glazes. These tiles are available in a large range of sizes and shapes. These work well in arts and crafts kitchens, simple kitchens, contemporary kitchens, or even Kings County country style kitchen depending on the shape you select.


Using stone tile on a kitchen backsplash can provide a striking aesthetic. The timeless beauty of natural stone tile works very well where you have a plain countertop. Using stone tile next to granite countertops can be a gamble. It requires that you see the stone tile in situ to really make a determination if it is a good fit. Marble backsplash tile has been a very popular selection for a lot of homeowners since Pinterest has come into popularity.


Clearly there are many details to consider and a lot of tile options from which to choose for your kitchen backsplash. Contact us anytime to begin the backsplash design process. You may visit our showroom or if you are in the area or we can work via email. We often make Three-dimensional renderings of the backsplash options for our customers as part of the backsplash design process at no additional cost.  Call us today 866-250-3273 to start the fun.


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