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How to: Faux Brick Kitchen Backsplash

A Better Brick Backsplash Option

If you want to add the texture, contrast, and warmth that a brick backsplash can bring to your kitchen, there is another option…

Faux brick panels by GenStone will allow you to have that highly sought-after brick backsplash without breaking your budget.

And, these panels are made with demanding DIYer’s in mind.

Features include:

  • Genstone faux brick panels are super-easy to install with screws, no cement or mortar.
  • The panels cut easily with a standard circular saw, and switch or plug openings can be cut out with a jigsaw.
  • Panels come in 2 sizes: “full sheet” for large areas, and “half sheet” for smaller areas—areas just like a faux brick backsplash.
  • Inside and outside corner kits are available.
  • Faux brick ledger strips, brick trim, and outside corner ledger strips available, too.
  • 4 color options match any style of home.
  • Complete your brick backsplash project over the weekend (depending on size).

Thanks to GenStone, a classic faux brick backsplash can be a part of your kitchen without the mess, expense, and the extended project timeline of installing real brick.

How to Use Faux Brick as a Kitchen Backsplash

Step One – Choose a color palette for your new backsplash.

GenStone has four color choices to choose from.

  •   Chicago Brick with its mix of burgundy, crimson, and white overtones
  •   Classic Brick is reminiscent of the natural clays used in brick-making for decades
  •   Deep Red Brick featuring a blend of rich burgundy and deep crimson tones
  •   Multi-Color Brick provides an aesthetic blend of the Classic and Deep Red colors
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Kenai Stacked Stone Backsplash

Review before and after pictures before you do anything or spend any money. Think about the options for a few days and get some feedback from friends and family members, too.

Step Three – If you like what you see, you can place an order for materials.

Our staff will make sure you have everything needed for a complete and stunning backsplash transformation.

Orders normally ship within 3-5 days.

Step Four – Before materials arrive, please check out our extensive video library.

Visit our installation page to see a complete installation process, one step at a time.

We answer the most common how-to questions, from planning to making cuts and how to deal with corners. We want to make sure your project is a complete success. Most faux brick kitchen backsplashes can be completed over the weekend using simple tools and basic carpentry skills (measuring and cutting).

Step Five – Enjoy the color, warmth, and charm of your new “brick” backsplash.

Enjoy the durability of the closed-cell polyurethane construction.

Enjoy the 99.9% waterproof protection.

Enjoy the 25-year warranty.

And, if you’re already thinking about your next project, how about adding the same faux brick backsplash material to the seating side of your kitchen island…just a thought!