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

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

Is your Richmond County kitchen stuck in the 1980s and it needs an update? Many kitchens designed in the past 5 decades were furnished with old fashioned kitchen linoleum flooring or laminate flooring and poorly stained hardwood flooring. It was not ordinary in most parts of the country to use green flooring like bamboo flooring, sustainable wood floor covering, click lock linoleum flooring, or cork flooring.

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

Are you working with a granite or Silestone countertop or something so funky it is actually unidentifiable?

What are we working with for kitchen cabinets?

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


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

On occasion you will have an existing Richmond County kitchen backsplash which needs to be demolished 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.

Richmond 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 sandstone mosaics.


Eco-Friendly Flooring’s recycled metal tiles are solid, cast aluminum and are not to be confused with cheap stainless steel metal tile in Richmond 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 attractive accent for many different styles of Richmond County kitchens including not only contemporary 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 unique 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 three hundred 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 conjunction with granite countertops. We can select glass tile colors that compliment or accent hues and tones in the granite countertop. Glass tile is so adaptable that it can be used in almost any kitchen remodel.


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


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


Using stone tile on a kitchen backsplash can provide a striking aesthetic. The lasting 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 people since Pinterest has come into popularity.


Clearly there are a lot of things to consider and a lot of tile options from which to choose for your kitchen backsplash. Contact us anytime to start 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 3D 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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