5 Interesting Mirror Splashback Designs
Mirrored glass splashbacks are a popular choice among those who would like to add a contemporary flair in specific areas in their homes such as the kitchen and bathroom. The good thing about mirror splashback is it is effective in making a space look bigger due to the reflections it provides. It also adds natural light to the room allowing you to save money on electricity.
Mirror splashback are used with toughened glass making it safe and excellent for kitchen installation and can even be placed behind cooktops. The average cost of glass splashback is around $400 to $450 per square metre, including installation although this will vary depending from one installer to another. There are also additional costs for cut-out required and other service requirements. Some of the most popular mirror splashback designs include the following:
Traditional. A mirrored splashback in traditional style is simple and straightforward yet remains to be stylish. A typical mirror splashback in traditional style is usually applied along the countertop up to the bottom of cupboards or upper cabinets.
Framed. If you have a traditionally styled kitchen or you want to make your kitchen look homier, you can have a mirror splashback framed. The mirror will neutralize the traditional design and will add a dash of modernity in the area. Ask the contractor to provide you with a nice wooden or painted frame and install the mirror inside it.
Antique. The good thing about mirrors is that they can be styled and made according to your styling preference. You can make it look antique or aged and may even style it to appear worn or with dark hue.
Mosaic tiles. Give your kitchen that ramped up look and install it with mirrored mosaic tiles or tiles that are cut 1 inch by inch to provide additional texture on the splashback.
Smoked. For a stronger style and personality of your kitchen, use smoked mirror splashback instead of glass in traditional style. Smoked mirror has that black cast to it providing drama to the entire area. Make sure that the glass splashback will be done by an expert installer for high quality results.