The splashback is a key focal point of any good kitchen design. Getting the details right and following through with a high-quality finish on your kitchen splashback tiles can make all the difference to the room that is the heart of your home. Take the time to read our guides and learn how to tile a kitchen splashback yourself for the best results on a budget!
Give yourself the skills and know-how you need to bring your best splashback ideas to life.
Planning to tile your floor as well? Be sure to check out our guide to laying floor tiles in your kitchen.
How to tile a kitchen
Any tiling job will only be as good as the surface it’s laid on. It’s important to ensure that, no matter what surface you’re tiling on, the surface is sound, level and clean of dust and debris. This guide shows how to prepare and clean a kitchen splashback for tiling.Splashback Preparation
Cutting tiles is not difficult with access to decent equipment and with a little practice. If you’re cutting your own tiles (and especially if you’re doing this for the very first time), it’s a good idea to allow a couple of extra tiles for practice or in case of any slight mishaps that may happen. In this fact sheet we show you how to make a straight cut, cut a shape, cut small shapes, and to cut away small pieces of tile.How to cut a tile