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All the pros and cons of finishing materials, used in the kitchen

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The kitchen needs to be repaired more often, than the room. here are concentrated 3 Elements of 4, aggressively affecting the decoration of walls - fire, Water and air. And yet - splashes of fat from the pan, vapor, If there is no cooker hoods, a year or two on the ceiling formed a dark stain of soot, Gases and Vapors.

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Finishing material under a rock - a strict view of the kitchen

therefore, when the hosts begin kitchen renovations, they think about, how to make the interior:

  1. harmonious and beautiful;
  2. durable and practical.

when repairing kitchen choosing materials for walls other structure, than when repairing rooms.

  • If the wallpaper, it certainly water resistant, washable:
  • If the paint, this thermo- and water-resistant.

And if before the kitchen renovation was only to banal whitewash, but now the choice of finishing materials is so diverse, it's easy to get lost in its range. what finishing Materials for kitchen are, how to make the right choice and not to be mistaken?

Decorating kitchen

Modern materials for finishing the ceiling in the kitchen: all options

As the finishing materials for the ceiling in the kitchen is used:

  • Wallpaper,
  • Caulking,
  • Paints,
  • Plasterboard,
  • Panels of expanded polystyrene.

ceilings, wallpapered, look attractive, but paper wallpaper absorb all pairs, scents, so the kitchen wallpaper should be impermeable. With time, they also accumulate dirt. Often under the influence of vapor behind the edge of the ceiling wallpaper.

Choosing a dark color also does not solve the problem. Sooner or later, the wallpaper will lose its appeal. Dark wallpaper justified with high ceilings, as visually reduce its.

Finishing materials for kitchen walls

Council: if you decide to decorate the ceiling wallpaper, give preference to vinyl.

Their advantage is, what

  1. not hygroscopic, pair and dirt do not absorb;
  2. They rubbed detergents;
  3. After some time on top of the vinyl wallpaper can be applied paint, without removing the cover. And it will prolong the life of wallpaper.

Decorating the walls
Decorating the walls under a rock chic for white furniture

Paint emulsion or enamels causes, that the ceilings yellow, change color. From this blue paint acquires a greenish tint, and pink - orange.

For finishing the ceiling in the kitchen are perfect liquid wallpaper. This is - a modern material wall decoration, putty-like consistency. Liquid wallpaper applied to the surface as well as the filler, with a spatula. different shades, do not turn yellow over time. But this finish is expensive.

Before, as the above-described ceiling trim, materials, it is necessary to process and align putty.

the original walls in the kitchen

How and what to decorate the kitchen walls: Is special equipment needed

Decorating the walls in the kitchen, as well as the ceiling is performed vinyl wallpaper, enamel, at least - emulsion, different kinds of tiles. Sometimes the walls in the kitchen are finished with two different types of materials:

  • Tiles and wallpaper,
  • Tiles and water-emulsion paint
  • Tiles and enamel.

In this case, tiling is done in the areas of, in contact with fire, with water. Tiles decorated apron working zone. Color ceramic is chosen according to the color of kitchen furniture, to match, or, in front of, in contrast to her.

part of the wall, that wallpaper or painted with paint, combined with the ceiling.

Bright kitchen decor
The walls are bright colors perfect for decoration yellow

finishing apron

part of the wall, in contact with a working kitchen area and are called apron, usually, trim materials leakproof, that can be washed with detergents. Usually, This tile, had time to become a classic of the modern interior. Ceramic tile is diverse in style:

  • monochrome,
  • gradient,
  • with ornaments,
  • mosaic, allowing you to create unique designs,
  • panel (whole picture, shown in several tiles). Is applied by printing and digital printing.

walls in the kitchen under a brick

Laying tiles - the process time-consuming and requires specific knowledge, skills. But correctly laid tile will last for decades.

Important. When washing the tiles, especially in dark colors not use aggressive, acidic detergents. Substances for cleaning tiles fotonaneseniem pattern not should contain abrasives.

Now, to replace the tiles come modern materials for walls, eg,

  • polymer materials,
  • glass.

Apron of flowers
Beautiful apron of flowers - magical view

Polymers are used as modern materials in the interior of the kitchen. AND, possibly, they will not have the quality and strength, as the tiles, but the materials from polymers cheaper price, if necessary, easily replaceable, which allows at any time to refresh the interior of the kitchen. Plastic materials are highly flammable, so near open flames (gas cookers) it is better not to use. But they withstand high humidity, easy to clean, are not affected by fungus. Attractively low price makes it affordable apron made of polymeric materials for virtually all segments of the population.

The use of polymeric materials in the interior of the kitchen multifaceted.

  1. As the fabric used for kitchen apron chipboard or MDF, laminated plastic film. drawing on the film surface, It can be any;
  2. kitchen apron also make out of plastic panels;
  3. opaque resin film is pasted on a smooth and planarized wall.

beautiful tile for walls

glass aprons for kitchen, certainly can not be called cheap, but they are not inferior to their durability Tile. Glass - another favorite material for walls in the apron area in the kitchen. It has a number of positive characteristics:

  • Not absorbs dirt and grease;
  • Moisture resistant material for walls, not afraid of water and steam;
  • A variety of patterns are also infinitely, how and plastic aprons;
  • Glass reflects light, thereby creating a visual effect to push the space.

Apron six-millimeter tempered glass has a size of up to 2 meters in length, and a maximum width - 60-90 cm, and therefore its installation takes time for about an hour and a half. Allowed connection of individual glass elements. Fixing glass on the wall is done with glue, or fasteners. easy to clean. And any detergents, with the exception of pastes, containing abrasives, because they scratch drawing. Modern materials for finishing the apron walls are visually attractive, hygroscopic, resistant to fungus.

modern finishing material

In addition to paint or wallpaper, as a material for exterior decoration of walls in the dining area applies linings, which brings to this corner of the home warm and comfortable kitchen.

Sex in the kitchen

In the small kitchen floor better tiled entirely, selecting with the non-smooth materials, to prevent injuries. The ideal solution - granite. he is a solid, durable, outer cover tile resistant to abrasion. Linoleum also serve, years old 15-20, if it does not put the red-hot frying pan.


The spacious kitchen, where there is a division into zones, you can also, as the walls, floor cover two different materials - in the working area lay stoneware, or lay-quality linoleum, in the dining area - fit laminate, carpeting, or parquet.