As one of the materials for kitchen backsplash, then Metal Mold Casting backsplash can be an option. Metal panels aesthetically can give a different appearance. Due to the manufacturing process is by molding or casting techniques, it will provide flexibility in determining the motifs that are made. So many selections of motifs that can be created, ranging from the motifs that accentuate the beauty of the classical baroque era, until the geometric and even minimalist which is more a representative of modernity. In addition, with the help of this technique, some metals can be used for this purpose, such as iron and bronze. Of course other metals can also be used, and the selection of this type of metal will also specify the appropriate method to handle and clean it. Although, aesthetically beneficial from many variations can be explored, however, the use of metal also gives consequences. In addition to the way cleaning and maintenance are not always easy, the metal is a good heat conductor, so the heat radiation from the stove and oven is more exposed and very logical can make the room’s temperature increases as well.
Other metal materials used in kitchen backsplash is stainless steel. The appearance and performance of this metal is very suitable with the use of modern appliances. Our kitchen looks more cool and sophisticated, so a modern atmosphere will be easier to obtain such as a more simple, minimalist, and shiny. Besides, according to the backsplash function as walls covered area to protect against splashes of water, oil, and other unwanted dirt, then this material is quite promising. So, this material is easier in treatment, its smooth surface makes it easier to clean by a wet cloth or can add detergent as well. Stainless steel is also insensitive to substances in cuisine, so it will be more durable.
If we avoid using metal for this kitchen backsplash, ceramic or porcelain tiles can be an option. In terms of aesthetics, it is pretty good, besides, there are many variations of colors, shapes and sizes. Furthermore, if we do not like the plain, various motive options are also available. To prevent heat damage, it must be ensured to properly and firmly attach to the wall. On convenience aspect, it is more muted heat exposure compared with the use of metal. Fortunately, tile’s treatment and cleaning is relatively easier.