Why you should get a professional to install your glass splashback

A glass splashback is a great way to protect your walls from stains and splashes while cooking. As it seems such a simple task, you may be tempted to install the splashback yourself. However, there are some good reasons why you should opt for professional installation.


Firstly, a professional installer will have the necessary expertise to get the job done right. On the face of it, splashback installation does not seem to be a complicated task; it just involves fixing a single glass tile to the wall. However, it does not have to be too far out of position to look amateurish and slapdash. Remember, this is something you will be keeping in your kitchen for some time. You owe it to yourself to make sure the job is done properly.


Secondly, an installer will know how to handle the glass correctly. Although the glass will be toughened, it is still easy to damage or scratch it accidentally, or to produce a sharp edge that could cause an injury to an amateur DIYer. By hiring a trained installer, you will know that safety is a priority.


Another reason for using experienced professionals is that you may not be putting the splashback against a flat surface. You may need small parts of the splashback to be cut out to make way for sockets or switches. It may also be that the wall space is awkwardly shaped and that the splashback needs to be cut to the right shape and size, which can very easily damage the glass if it is not done correctly. The resulting splashback will then need to be placed appropriately around the obstacles and in the right area. A skilled and experienced installer will recognize these problems and will easily be able to cut the splashback correctly and install it safely.


Lastly, if there are any problems, the installer will have the necessary insurance. If you make a mistake in the installation, you could break the splashback and could even cause an injury to yourself. An installer will be able to make good any problems without any further expense. This gives you extra peace of mind about the installation.

Having your glass splashback professionally installed is the safe option that will produce an excellent result. Get in touch with an installer today, and you will have a practical and attractive addition to your kitchen. A glass splashback supplier can provide additional information.