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Kitchens Mar 17, 2024

CTM Kitchen Wall Tiles

Walls play a pivotal role in both aesthetics and functionality in kitchen design and  it’s essential to choose the best tiles for your kitchen walls to create a space that is not only visually appealing but also easy to maintain.

We understand the significance of this choice, and we’re here to guide you through the top kitchen wall tile ideas and options for your kitchen renovation project.

Types of Tiles for Kitchen Walls

Understanding the types kitchen wall tiles available is the first step in making an informed choice. Here are some options:

#1 – Ceramic Tiles

Known for their durability and versatility, ceramic tiles come in various designs and colours, making them suitable for different kitchen styles.

#2 – Porcelain Tiles

These tiles are known for their strength and resistance to moisture, making them an excellent choice for kitchen walls.

#3 – Glass Tiles

Glass tiles can add a touch of elegance to your kitchen. They are easy to clean and come in a variety of colours and patterns.

Kitchen Wall Tile Ideas

Transforming your kitchen involves creativity and inspiration. Explore some kitchen wall tile ideas to revamp your space:

  • Subway Tiles: Classic and timeless, subway tiles are a popular choice. Consider arranging them in unique patterns for a modern twist.
  • Patterned Tiles: Spice up your kitchen with patterned tiles. From geometric to floral designs, there are endless possibilities to express your style.
  • Colour Play: Experiment with bold colours to create an accent wall. Contrasting or complementary hues can breathe life into your kitchen.

Kitchen Wall Decor with Tiles

Tiles aren’t just for covering walls; they can also elevate your kitchen décor. Use tiles to create a stylish backsplash behind your sink or stove. It not only protects the wall but also adds a focal point to the kitchen. Combine open shelving with tiled backsplashes to display your kitchenware and add charm to the space.

At CTM, you’ll find a range of kitchen sinks and taps to complete your perfect kitchen too.

How to Tile a Kitchen Wall

If you’re considering a DIY approach, here’s how to tile your kitchen wall:

Step 1: Prepare the Surface: Ensure the wall is clean, dry, and free from any defects.

Step 2: Layout and Cutting: Plan the tile layout and cut tiles as needed to fit corners and edges.

Step 3: Adhesive Application: Apply adhesive evenly to the wall and start placing tiles from the centre, working outward.

Step 4: Grouting and Sealing: Once the adhesive sets, grout the tiles, and seal them to protect against stains and moisture.

We also offer a tile installation service if you would like the professionals to help!

Tiling Walls in the Kitchen

For a successful kitchen wall tiling project, keep these additional tips in mind – measure the area accurately, and purchase extra tiles for replacements, use spacers to maintain consistent tile spacing for a professional finish, and regularly clean and maintain your tiled kitchen walls to keep them looking pristine.

The best tiles for kitchen walls are not just functional; they are a canvas for your creativity. Whether you opt for classic ceramic or bold patterns, CTM offers a wide range of high-quality tiles to transform your kitchen. Choose the perfect tiles for your kitchen walls and embark on a culinary journey in a space that reflects your style. With CTM, it’s your home, your style, and your kitchen’s new look.

We have CTM stores all over South Africa from Gauteng to the Western Cape, and everywhere in between. We also have stores in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland too.

Find your nearest store now.

Browse our range of kitchen tiles online.


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