Home Design Guides: Kitchen, Tiles
Identifying the right splashback for your kitchen will involve a bit of thought about your budget, and of course about the style of kitchen you're building.
Splashbacks are one part of your kitchen where you'll have a fair amount of freedom in terms of design choices - and budget permitting, there are a wide range of options for splashbacks.
Find out more about how waterproofing and tiling are done to ensure that they meet the relevant Australian Standards.
Tile splashbacks are very popular and offer a tremendous amount of freedom in terms of colour and design, for just about any budget. Tiles do require extra effort to install and maintain though.
There are certain restrictions that apply to splashbacks, most significantly determining where they should be installed and how big they need to be. Read more about splashback regulations.
Most splashbacks can be cleaned with a damp cloth and a bit of household cleaner, but different types of materials will require different levels of care.
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