I used to think that the only way to get a backsplash tile look in my kitchen was to spend thousands of dollars on custom-made, high-end ceramic tiles. Then I discovered peel and stick vinyl tile and peel and stick composite tiles! These inexpensive products are just as gorgeous as more expensive options, but they’re far easier to install – they’re self-adhesive, so there’s no need to worry about messy adhesives or hiring an installer!
What is a Peel and Stick Tile?
Peel and stick tiles are tiles that can be installed without having to use adhesives or grout. As a result, they're easy to remove and reposition if they don't look perfect. These backsplash tiles generally come in two different types: peel-and-stick vinyl tile, which is made from a long piece of cloth or vinyl that is folded around a paperboard backing, then shipped to contractors for installation, and peel-and-stick composite tile.
How to Install Your Own Backsplash
Install your own backsplash tile peel and stick backsplash tiles is easy to do, if you follow some basic installation steps.
1. Measure carefully where you want to install your backsplash tile. Be sure to measure across all areas where you plan on applying a peel and stick back splashed tile. You need about 15 x 1 for one small enough for one sheet, or about 16 x 2 for a large size sheet.
Why Choose Peel and Stick BackSplash over Traditional Installation
Using peel and stick backsplash tiles is a cost effective way to make your kitchen look like new. The high gloss 3D appearance of peel and stick vinyl tile make it very difficult to tell that there are not real tiles. The DIY installation makes for an easy do it yourself project that is sure to save you both time and money! Just be sure to follow the instructions on how to correctly install them, or else they may come off and ruin your beautiful newly renovated kitchen.
How About Bathroom Basins?
Bathroom basin sizes are determined by both the location of your bathroom vanity, as well as its total length. Since a bathroom basin is used for washing your hands and face, we recommend basins without low profiles.
To understand what size sinks will work in your space, measure your available space from side to side and front to back then take one inch off each measurement. In addition to standard basin sizes, there are custom lengths in wall-mounted or over-mount designs which means you can get exactly what you need for your space.
Plus, with prices starting at $99 it's easy to get bathroom plumbing fixtures that match just about any budget! A guide things you need to know when buying peel and stick backsplash tiles: The first thing is to decide on what material type will best suit your needs. There are several different types of peel and stick backsplash tiles on the market today such as tile stickers, vinyl tile, self-adhesive mesh film tiles, and peel & stick composite tiles.
A general rule of thumb when deciding on material type is that if you have low water pressure or hard water stains in your home then vinyl might be the best option for you because they don't require grout.
If this doesn't sound like an issue for you then tile stickers may be worth considering because they're inexpensive but have a 3D look similar to more expensive options like porcelain tiles.
It is important to consider how well the peel and stick tiles will hold up to day-to-day kitchen usage, what you are going to use to clean them, if they are dishwasher safe or not, how they will look after their first installation, what options exist for color, pattern and finish options. Carefully considering these five items will ensure that you get backsplash tile peel and stick that fulfills your requirements.