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The advantages of glass splashbacks

If you wish to preserve the walls of your kitchen or bathroom with a fresh, artistic twist, glass splashbacks and upstands could be the ideal choice for you. Splashbacks are a worthy purchase in terms of practicality as well as being aesthetically pleasing and hygienic. Glass splashbacks are steadily becoming more popular and have various beneficial properties that make them an excellent addition within your home. The advantages shown below are just a few reasons why more and more people are getting glass splashbacks.


As glass is impenetrable to bacteria, grease and water, it is already hygienic, yet because of its sleek surface, with no nooks or crannies that would be present on tiled splashbacks, a glass splashback is simple to clean. Any marks or stains covering the surface of the glass can easily be cleaned away by a cloth or sponge.

Aesthetic appeal

There is a large colour range available for glass splashbacks which means that you’ll be certain to discover a splashback that flawlessly suits your decor while having fun and becoming creative in the process. As glass splashbacks have light-reflecting capabilities, it gives off the impression of making the smallest of kitchen spaces seem larger and brighter.


While the original price regarding glass splashbacks is inclined to exceed the price of tiled splashbacks, this is only true in regards to the short-term cost. Toughened glass is more durable and stronger than tiles, and following installation, the glass can remain in the same place for several years. Tiles, however, are required to be frequently re-grouted and retiled to remain looking fresh throughout the years, making it a more costly investment than glass in the long run.

Easy to install

The process of installing glass is significantly simpler than that of tile splashback, with it needing less equipment such as grout and tile cutters to finish the installation.

At Genie Splashbacks, we hold an extensive range of designs to satisfy every requirement and creative vision. Contact us today for further information regarding our product range and find out how we can revolutionise your home.

Which material is right for me?

3mm Natural Crystal Finish

3mm Uncoated (natural crystal 3mm) - A thinner 3mm thick alternative to our 5mm thick panels. These are much more flexible than our 5mm panels, making them perfect for slight curves or situations where ultra-light applications are needed. These do not have scratch, mould and chemical resistant properties.

5mm Natural Crystal Finish

5mm Uncoated (natural crystal) - Visually indistinguishable from our Premium Hard-coated panels. The only difference is that these panels do not have the scratch, mould and chemical resistant properties.

5mm Premium Hard Coated Gloss Finish

5mm Hard-coated acrylic (premium gloss) - Your scratch resistant hard-coated panels also have mould and detergent resistant properties; making them the most hygienic and safe way to protect your kitchen, bathroom or any other room or purpose. They are light, while remaining very hard wearing.

6mm Toughened Glass

Highly scratch resistant, toughened glass. Our glass is low-Iron…meaning that it is as crystal clear as possible. This stops the green tint that you see on most glass, meaning the colour will be unaltered and seen as it was intended. Tough and heavyweight items. Bespoke, unique, classy look. Our glass is heat resistant so can be used behind direct heat sources. You can have any colour or design…just as all of our acrylics.


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