Backsplash School (4): What is Full High Backsplash?

Full High Backsplash

Backsplash School (4): What is Full High Backsplash?

In kitchen remodeling, full high backsplash is also known as full height backsplash and full backsplash. The area between the countertop and wall cabinets is covered by full high backsplash. Designers would love to make some  extensions up the wall to the bottom of the overhead fan or microwave.

Why Do Homeowners Pick the Full High Backsplash?

Full high backsplash can be picked for picky homeowners who like squeaky clean kitchen. No grout lines for tile means a smooth surface, easy to clean.  It’s hard to beat gorgeous and easy to maintain and clean all in one choice. Designers would like to provide luxury and ergonomic usage together while choosing the one piece of material. Materials usually give a smooth, accentuated look and positive energy to the kitchen.

Second reason would be high power protection . Backsplashes offer a protective layer, preventing walls from moisture damage and staining – particularly behind the stovetop. If you cook regularly, consider using a full-height splash in that area.

Material Selection For Full High Backsplash

There are many good choices to establish a consistent look full backsplash. Materials can be Granite, Quartzite,Travertine, Quartz, Marble,  Engineered Stone  ( Manmade stone ) ,Glass, High Gloss  Wood Panel,Stainless Steel and Copper.

For stone materials , one of the great benefits is less head ache while thinking about the kitchen design elements. Both designers and homeowners can hit two birds by using the same stone: Countertop and backsplash from the same slab. Backsplash selection is done.

Sometimes , some stone can be used for countertop and some other stone would be inserted as full height backsplash. This is all up to your imagination about kitchen design.

Perforated Glass, colored glass, antique mirror are being very fashionable in these days as full high backsplash. Sometimes high gloss wood panel can be used. It’s a cost effective approach over ‘painted glass backsplash’. It’s a fraction of the cost and easy to install. If splashed or stained, it’s super easy to clean.

Stainless Steel, dry erase board and copper are inexpensive full high backsplash selection ideas.

Full High Backsplash Pictures

Please enjoy the full high backsplash pictures what I picked for you. Those eye candies will make your day.


Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop : Vein Cut Silver Travertine

Picture Credit: Laura Hay Decor and Design Inc., Vein cut silver travertine countertop and backsplash. Neat and clean.

Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop: Engineered Stone Cambria Brittanicca

Picture Credit: Cambria, Cambria Brittanicca full height backlash and countertop. Stunning

Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop: Cambria Canterbury

Picture Credit: CR Home Design and K&B., Cambria Canterbury Kitchen Countertops and Backsplash. Sweet and tasty.

White Carrara Marble Full High Backsplash

Picture Credit: Kitchen Lab Design via Houzz., White Carrara Marble full backsplash and Island is Madreperola Quartzite or another similiar one is Taj Mahal which is also a quartzite ( harder than granite ). Rich looking

Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop: Bianco Antico Granite

Picture Credit: Harbourside Custom Homes., Bianco Antico Full High Backsplash and Countertop. Elegant and catchy.

Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop: Titanium Granite

Picture Credit: Norcia Fine Cabinetry., Beautiful Titanium Granite Full Backsplash and Titanium Granite Countertop.

Same Stone Backsplash and Countertop: Calacatta Gold Marble

Full High Backsplash
Picture Credit: John Maniscalco Architecture., Calacatta Gold Full High Backsplash and Calacatta Gold Countertop. Mesmerizing.

Perforated Glass Full High Backsplash

Picture Credit: Galilee Lighting., Glass full backsplash reflects all the good kitchen pendants light to protect the broken image of dining room against the glass. Smart and cool design

Printed Glass Full High Backsplash

printed glass backsplash
Picture Credit: Emberr Glass., Perforated and printed Glass backsplash

High Gloss Wood Panel Backsplash 

Picture Credit: Thirdstone Inc., photographed by: Merle Prosofsky. Contemporary kitchen with high gloss wood panel backsplash and countertop is “Blizzard #2141” series from the Caesarstone . Designer’s advice: You may also want to consider the “Pure White #1141” from Ceaserstone.

Antique Mirror Full High Backsplash

Picture Credit: The Cousins, Antique mirror full height backsplash with turquoise rust cabinets and leathered absolute black countertop.

Dry Erase Board Full High Backsplash 

Picture Credit: Birdhouse Interior Design., Dry Erase Board Full Backsplash. Very creative.

Hammered Copper Full High Backsplash 

Picture Credit: Inhouse Design Studio., Hammered copper plate backsplash . Unique example of full height backsplash.




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