Spills have different effects on different types of tiles. This is where knowing your material comes in handy. For example, spills and contaminants are generally easier to clean than on other unglazed ceramic and porcelain surfaces. Your grazed tiles should be cleaned regularly with all purpose cleaner, low in VOC. It is a big time saver if the cleaner is also compatible with grout joint cleaning....

Those who enjoy the design process will agree: choosing a backsplash can be the fun part.  After you've finished all the big decisions in a kitchen renovation: layout, wood species & door style for cabinetry,  color & type of granite or countertop, it's time to really express yourself.  The backsplash can be the focal point of your kitchen if you choose.  It can set the tone: an arabesque ...