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25 Myths About Kitchen Renos You Should Stop Believing

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Your Backsplash Should Be Tile
“The main reason for tiling a backsplash is because it can be easily cleaned (and it’s lovely to look at, of course!). I encourage my clients to think outside the tiled backsplash,” says Rich. “A great option is to continue your countertop up the wall. The stone you chose for your countertops will be durable and easily cleaned, which is perfect for a backsplash.”

“If your space is industrial and has brick or concrete walls, I would suggest sealing them and using that as your backsplash, which will help tie your kitchen into the rest of your space.”