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Stainless Steel Backsplashes — Love It or Hate It?

Love It or Hate It? Stainless Steel Backsplash

Stainless steals the show right now, and a kitchen planner I recently met with recommended a stainless steel backsplash as a unique way to update my cuisine. Like most folks, I'm already a fan of the finish on appliances and fixtures, but I never considered taking it a step further on the walls too. I love the look of the kitchens from Stainless Living, but I have a hard enough time keeping my metal appliances fingerprint free; I can't even imagine tackling the job of cleaning a stainless backsplash as well. What do you think?

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cural123 cural123 4 years
Wanted to add that I have tiles - purchased them from
cural123 cural123 4 years
Love it so much I installed it in my own home! Cleaning is not a problem at all. Appliances are a bigger headache to clean because we touch them constantly and leave fingerprints! We don't touch our backsplash! Grease and splatters wipe away easily with a good cleaner.
kimmieb124 kimmieb124 7 years
Love the look, but I would not want it in my house because of the cleaning.
ella1978 ella1978 7 years
I think in the pic above it's too much because of the SS upper cabinets. I think that if it were a "feature" but not the norm, it would be okay. But if you have SS cabinets and appliances, prob too m uch.
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i love the look but it wouldn't fit our house style...we're putting one up soon and we're going for natural stone tile
c4rolin3 c4rolin3 7 years
i hate stainless steel! at university our house had a whole stainless steel kitchen .... imagine restaurant/industrial type it was a nightmare to keep clean/non streaky... far too high maintenance also I HATE the smell of metal- when you're cleaning it too eurgh i can taste it in my teeth now just thinking about it!!
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
I love the look but we won't put them up in our kitchen, it's way too high maintenance. Which is why when we're upgrading appliance, we'll stay away from stainless steel. Suck..but yeah..oh well.
bryseana bryseana 7 years
I love it. It's very modern
Ellenora Ellenora 7 years
Uh, no. I'd hate to be there on a particularly shiny day. Talk about a reflection!
nicole815 nicole815 7 years
I like the look though it wouldn't work in my house...what i don't like is cleaning my stainless appliances constantly! I couldn't imagine cleaning an entire backsplash!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Love it. I'm actually considering one for my kitchen.
lifeloveandlattes lifeloveandlattes 7 years
That would be so hard to keep clean.
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