8 Types of Kitchen Backsplash Tiles

A backsplash is an integral element of any kitchen. Gone are the times when kitchen backsplash was simply a ‘practical’ element that would protect the walls against food spills and splashes. With the growing kitchen trends and designs, the backsplash tiles for the kitchen are emerging to be an ultimate ‘showstopper’. And with the upcoming designs arrives the opportunity to style your kitchen with different types of backsplash tiles. Here enlisted is a variety of 8 backsplash tiles to consider for your next kitchen remodel project! 

Aluminum Tiles

Aluminum Backsplash Tiles

Typically ideal for industrial, rustic, and traditional interior design styles, the aluminum tile backsplash for your kitchen is a great way to make a dominant statement. The aluminum tiles are easy to clean, easy to maintain, and are expected to offer the utmost longevity. However, these tiles may be very limited to only a certain type of designs and metallic hues available.

Brass Tiles

Brass Kitchen Backsplash

If you’re looking to add a touch of luxe and splendor to the kitchen, it’s ideal that you choose the brass tiles. Composed of a combination of premium natural stone and brass, this kitchen backsplash tile is a great way to flaunt your love for satin brass and everything glam. This particular brass backsplash tile for the kitchen is available in other colors as well as types so you can always pick the best one for your space!

Ceramic Tiles

ceramic backsplash tile

Ceramic tiles are the most popular tile backsplash options for your kitchen. It’s one of the most commonly used and is quite versatile for any design style and color palette. At Mineral Tiles, we have a wide array of available kitchen backsplash ceramic tiles in matte, glazed, glossy, mosaic, and crackle-glazed. You can also find a large variety in various hues, sizes, shapes, patterns, and textures. These kitchen backsplash tiles are easy to clean and quite affordable.

Glass Tiles

Glass Backsplash tiles for Kitchen

Styling with glass backsplash tiles can be quite a unique way to make your kitchen stand out and feel unique. They’re available in different colors, patterns, and shapes while offering various levels of reflectivity such as matte, iridescent, glossy, and frosted. Generally, glass kitchen backsplash tiles are quite easy to clean and easy to maintain, and the reflectivity can make your kitchen feel much lighter, airier, and brighter. 

Natural Stone Tiles

Natural Stone backsplash kitchen tiles

Natural stone tile is a phenomenal option for your kitchen backsplash - if you’re looking to achieve a modern, contemporary, and transitional style. One of the most durable, popular, and long-lasting, this kitchen backsplash tile option can also tremendously add resale value to your home. Available in various shapes, patterns, and styles - at Mineral Tiles, you can find a wide array of options for your kitchen backsplash.

Porcelain Tiles

porcelain kitchen backsplash tile

As prominent as ceramic tiles, Porcelain tiles are one of the most popular and common options for the kitchen backsplash. They can seamlessly mimic the look of real-time natural stone, wood, or glass - hence, a great way to style with porcelain backsplash tiles. Furthermore, the porcelain tiles don’t crack or stain easily.

Stainless Steel Tiles

Stainless steel kitchen backsplash tiles

Extremely durable and easy to clean, the sleek and stylish stainless steel kitchen backsplash tiles can make a great bold, and dynamic appearance. Generally, the stainless steel tiles don’t crack or stain and can easily make your kitchen appear larger with the help of reflecting natural light. 

Wood Tiles

Wood kitchen backsplash

Even though quite uncommon, wood kitchen backsplash tile options do exist. Since wood isn’t naturally water-resistant, it’s generally laminated with a special laminate so it can offer the utmost waterproof characteristics. These tiles are quite affordable and versatile in nature - and can easily blend with industrial, French Country, rustic, and Farmhouse interior design styles. 


So, which kitchen backsplash tile option works best for you? Even though ceramic and porcelain are one of the most common types - you can never go wrong with glass, stainless steel, brass, and wood. Choosing the best kitchen backsplash tile truly depends upon your design style and the existing architectural elements. I’d love to know your thoughts on the best kitchen backsplash tiles in the comments below! 

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