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How much does it cost?
The price is calculated per surface area (sqm). Price per square mete will vary depends on colour, colour variations (custom shades), special colour add-ons like glittery effects (rainbow spark, 3D…), commissioned designs etc. The standard colour glass splashback prices are based on 6mm toughened glass, but you can decide to go for a different thickness of glass. We have a range of great offers every month. You can subscribe to our monthly news email so you can take an advantage of tour offeres when you are ready for your project.
You also need to budget for measuring and fitting service as these are optional, however we will guarantee you the professional installation backed up with 10 years warranty on fitting. Other extra costs you should budget for are glass cutouts. Any sockets, holes or shapes other than square or rectangular are all extras as they are labour intensive and are charged at standard rates.
For more details please follow the link to our online quotation request, where our team will quickly work out an estimate based on your particular sizes and design choice.
What’s the delivery lead time for a glass splashback? How long does it take?
If you opt in for our full service measure and fit we aim to fit your glass within 2-4 weeks from successful site survey. However different designs and techniques require different curing processes which alters the lead time dependent on the design you have chosen. Please ask the member of staff for more details.
With supply only the process can be as quick as 10 working days, although again this is dependent on the design you have chosen.
How strong is toughened glass?
Toughened Glass has got a very high break point and can withstand high temperatures. If the break point is reached it shatters instantly to small safer pieces.
Toughened or tempered glass is physically and thermally stronger than regular glass. This glass is processed by controlled thermal or chemical treatments to increase its strength compared with normal glass. Tempering creates balanced internal stresses which causes the glass, when broken, to crumble into small granular chunks instead of splintering into jagged shards. For glass splashbacks we use only safety – toughened glass as kitchen glass splashbacks are exposed to knocks and heat from your hob.
Can I measure and fit my splashback?
Standard size or single rectangular glass panel is very easy to measure. You just need to allow about 2mm void all-round. Also you need to measure the distance between your kitchen cupboards not only at the wall but also at the front, making sure they are not closing in otherwise you will not be able to get the glass in.
Is CreoGlass more expensive than standard colours?
CreoGlass is an exclusive product range, designed and manufactured by CreoGlass Design Ltd in Watford- UK. Our technological processes allow us to apply various pigments or pigmented elements of metal and natural minerals onto glass surface creating absolute unique deep designs. We release new designs in collections – colour variations and technique combinations. The price vary from one collection to another and depends on complexity of the process, cost of materials and labour hours. For example standard colour is applied in in 3-5 layers of a coloured paint in a single stage where as “Mirror Stripes Design” would involve 15-20 layers in 4-5 stages with a complex stencilling process in between – a real down to earth hand made design.
Do you provide acrylic splashbacks?
We use only high quality toughened glass and eco-friendly paints that have been developed especially for glass. That’s why we can offer a 10 year warranty. We do not recommend any other option, such as vinyl or acrylic as the heat and humidity caused stretching and contracting of these materials effecting the painted layers. The acrylic glass can seem to be a light and cheaper option, but only glass can resist the heat of 400 degrees Celsius with no damage or harm.
How do I remove the glass splashback if I want to change it?
If possible you can use a simple wire “cheese” cutter to cut the silicone at the back. This technique can be used if a silicone adhesive was used to apply the glass on the wall. If you are removing toughened glass for good than another simple technique can be used to breaking it. Make sure you always use protective glasses and gloves. Tempered glass takes very long to break applying a direct hit with a hammer, so it is advised to aim for the edges. Toughened glass should crumble to small chunky pieces. You can just scrape the remaining glass and adhesive off the wall and collect all glass with just a brush and a dust pan.
CreoGlass offers old tiles and old splashback removal at standard rate per square meter.
Please note that glass splashbacks can be fitted on top of existing tiles – subject to site survey!
Please Contact us for more information about this service.
What is the biggest single piece of glass you can do?
We can go up to a length of 4.5 metres.*
>We can do any shape and virtually any size up to 4500 x 1200 mm. Please send us a shape, dimensions, and colour you wish for.
*Please note that additional fee is required for glass panels over 2500 mm in length due to the weight and size. Installation is subject to site survey.
What is low iron glass?
Opticlear (Opti White or Low Iron) glass is without green tint. We use only this glass to avoid any discolouration.
For example: -you wish to have your splashback in bright yellow. Special glass paint, mixed to specific colour shade requirements is sprayed onto the back of the glass panel. If we were to use standard green glass the result would be of been more of a lime green colour. This is why we always use Opti White or Low Iron Glass to display the true colour you want us to achieve.
Are the edges sharp?
As a standard CreoGlass splashbacks are made using toughened glass with so called “Polished Edges”. What it means is that all the edges have very fine bevel all-round (PAR – polished all-round). Polishing of internal cut-outs (often not required) is done on request as this will add extra cost.
Can I have a tabletop or chopping board to match my splashback?
Table tops are produced by the same method as the glass splashbacks. The only difference is the thickness of the glass; because we want you to be consistently happy with your table top as the time goes on, we recommend using 8 mm toughened glass with deep polished edges and rounded corners.
Matching chopping boards are CreoGlass Speciality and we would recommend every household to have one.
If your question is not answered below please feel free to contact our team:
Telephone: 0800 021 4807
Email: info (@) creoglass.co.uk.