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Author Topic: Kitchen Backsplash  (Read 13856 times)

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Kitchen Backsplash
« on: September 26, 2011, 12:36:58 am »
I'm thinking of installing a tempered glass backsplash on my kitchen wall.. like the ones seen here -->
http://kitchenbacksplashes.blogspot.com/2010/10/colored-glass-backsplash.html

any idea how much this costs and where to get this?

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012, 08:13:24 am »
wouldnt glass mosaic come out cheaper than this glass?
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2012, 09:58:48 am »
sa costing mas mahal yung tempered glass po rather that tile glass mosaic pero matibay namn sia

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2012, 10:00:54 am »
i see.but whole glass is more modern?
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2012, 10:30:07 am »
yes po mas ok [textspeak!] cut sized tempered glass...

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2012, 07:08:20 pm »
You can get these tempered colored glass from Pacific Glass:
http://www.pacificglass.com.ph/contact.htm

However, they are expensive ha. May extra charge din per hole (e.g. for convenience outlet, glass studs, etc).

One alternative is, order a tempered glass from a glass supplier and then buy those colored stickers or frosted stickers from:
Lexton Commercial Marketing Corp.
Address: , 502 Edsa, Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines
#: 364-5215 / 364-1783 / 364-7763 / 366-5215 / 366-3641

I think home depots also has these glass films. Do check na lang. Goodluck!
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2012, 01:53:43 pm »
we use mirror as a back splash to make the space look bigger kasi maliit ang place namin

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2012, 06:15:48 pm »
^good strategy.
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2012, 12:15:12 pm »
what other materials can be used as a backsplash?

I like the one in the 1st pic, stainless steel: http://www.hgtv.com/kitchens/10-kitchen-backsplashes-that-wow/pictures/index.html

Madali pa linisin.

How much should I budget for it? I want it installed in a small condo kitchen. Ano ba yung price range? Thank you.

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 02:46:47 am »
To name a few:
Stainless steel sheet/tiles
Colored/frosted glass
Glass/ceramic mosaics
Granite or solid synthetic
Mirror
Porcelain or ceramic tiles
Stone
Alum composite panel (for some)

Based on experience, mas maraming grouts, mas mahirap linisin.

^pagkakaalam ko mahal ang stainless steel but it also depends on the thickness and grade. Grade 304 is more expensive than Grade 202. I'm talking about sheets not tiles ha. Not familiar with tiles. Never pa ko naka-encounter ng stainless steel tiles.
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2012, 03:40:45 pm »
thank you, sis. siguro sa US pa lang meron nun. will i be unable to use the kitchen habang kinakabit siya?

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2012, 04:01:57 am »
of course. exposed concrete ba siya right now or painted? maybe pa-paint mo na lang muna para hindi naman pangit when you use it or if you have guests.

does your countertop has backsplash like this:
http://www.kitchens-images.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/kitchen-wall-backsplash-4.jpg

countertop backsplash is usually the same material and pattern as your countertop, it prevents leaking from the counter down into the base cabinets.  if you have this, you can use your kitchen anytime, if none, ingat na lang sa water.
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2012, 02:24:12 pm »
thank you, sis iamsuperizch. as far as i remember, painted concrete lang siya.

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2012, 02:31:00 am »
^blue_haze, i found a stainless steel mosaic tiles supplier na!  I went to Worldbex today:
http://www.inoxtaphilippines.com/
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2012, 01:02:05 pm »
sis hows worldbex?
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2012, 10:05:28 pm »
Ok ba na backsplash ang mosaic tiles?

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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2012, 03:34:16 am »
chefron, it was ok. most of the suppliers there kilala ko na but i was able to get new suppliers din but konti lang. i was there 30 minutes lang unlike sa FAME, hours! Worldbex is good if you are building your house kasi for construction talaga siya.

^yes ok naman mosaic sa kitchen. mahirap lang linisin kasi madami grouts but otherwise ok siya and maganda.  just choose the right mosaic kasi may mosaic na cheap tignan.
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2012, 09:09:47 am »
dati i was inclined sa mosaic as backsplash but then my carpenter mistakenly put the granite as backsplash, ok naman din atleast buo at uniform
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2012, 12:12:08 pm »
granite is nice but others sometimes use both.  4" of granite then the rest of the wall going up till the wall cabinets is mosaic tiles.  ;)
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Re: Kitchen Backsplash
« Reply #19 on: March 19, 2012, 12:21:18 pm »
yes nga sis, siguro sa next house ko papalagyan ko na ng mosaic as back splash, yung mosaic ko nasa bathroom lang as accent
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