411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Why Metal Blacking is Often a Better Choice than Plating and Painting

As a manufacturer who usually works with metal, you might need a way to change the colour of your products to make them as appealing as possible to...

on May 22, 2017

How to Add the Right Accent to your Home Decor?

What is it that turns a house into a home? It is usually the brick-a-brass you have picked up, from different corners of the world, during your...

on May 19, 2017

DIY Roof Inspection of your New Home

I’m writing this post as to provide fast, basic, and quality information related to roof related issues for people looking to buy old houses....

on May 17, 2017

What Causes Creaky Floorboards?

There is nothing worse than tiptoeing around your home while people are asleep and hearing a harmony of squeaking floorboards. Nearly all homes...

on May 16, 2017

How to Update Your Kitchen on a Budget

by Guest on Jan 3, 2011

In today’s economy, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to sell your home. To make matters worse, according to the National Association of Realtors, the best way to add value to your home leading to a sale is to update your kitchen. The fact remains, however, that whether you are trying to sell your home or just update your kitchen for quality of living, to do so is becoming increasingly more expensive.

The average cost to remodel your kitchen could be approximately $40 - $50,000, a very steep price in today’s market. However, by installing a glass tile and mosaic backsplash, you can save an incredible amount of money while completely transforming the look and value of your kitchen. And the best part - the whole project can be done for under $1,000.

For instance, if you have a small kitchen, a great way to create a new look is to install a backsplash of tiles that will keep the space perceived as large as possible. Choose mosaics, which tend to give rooms a great deal of depth. To create an even larger look, install mosaics with a lighter tone, and mix glass with stone and other metallic finishes in order to really open the space up. Some recommended tile options are Loft Breath Glass Tile or Illusion 3D Brick Wooden Beige Pattern .

Kitchens can sometimes be dark and windowless. In these situations, installing a backsplash provides effective results. When picking tiles, use the brightest colors, and select different tones of white. At GlassTileStore.com, we provide numerous options for this problem, including our Super White tile blend, a compilation of Glass and Metal tiles and our Pearl Shell tiles – all which are incredibly vibrant and will produce a great open, bright and clear look for your kitchen. I recommend trying South Sea Pearls Mini Brick Pattern Tile.

While some homes do not have windows in the kitchen, or have small spaces, others just seem boring and plain. If you fall into this category, spice up space while adding fun to the room. When picking a backsplash, chose strong colors such as modern red, black and gray, or use mirror or reflective colored glass to change things up. Some options to try are Nimbus Gray Blend Marble and Glass Tile Bricks or Loft Sushi Polished Glass Tiles in Brick Pattern.

Kitchen Tiles

Installing a kitchen backsplash is a great way to achieve a brand-new look without a tremendous expense. Installing glass tile and mosaics is the same as installing regular tiles. Simply apply the tile adhesive with the trout, place tiles on the wall, and hold them firmly in-place to set them on the wall. For best results, let them remain set for 24 hours. Once the adhesive dries, apply your grout with the grout floot. Use a sponge to keep it nice and clean. Finally, let the grout dry for 24 hours and enjoy your brand new kitchen.

For more tips on updating your kitchen on a budget and to view the newest collection of glass tiles and mosaics, visit www.GlassTileStore.com

Kitchen / Bathrooms 1847 Views

Most Recent Articles

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Fed up with your dishwasher? Read this

Is your dishwasher constantly breaking down? Are you constantly looking for troubleshooting solutions for your dishwasher? If so, I'd recommend you...

Appliance / Repair

Knowing When to Repair or to Replace Your Dishwasher

For most of the people nowadays, the trouble of having your appliance repaired or replaced is a really big deal. For instance, your dishwasher was...

Appliance / Repair

10 Helpful Hints for Spiral Staircase Installation

When installing a new staircase, there are many things you have to take into consideration before getting started that will help to make the...

Interior Design / Decor

Do It Yourself Windows Installation Tips

These days, we find it difficult to budget our finances so most of us only wish to purchase the best yet lasting items for our homes. In worst case...

Windows / Siding

Using Air Conditioning in an Environmentally Friendly Manner

Air conditioning has become a necessity, especially with the rise in global temperatures. It's no longer comfortable to stride through sweltering...

HVAC / Air Conditioning

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017