GGCL Guide: How to cover up ceramic wall tiles

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GGCL Guide: How to cover up ceramic wall tiles

The ceramic wall tiles have a very long life span. If cleaned and maintained properly, the ceramic wall tiles can last for generations. But this long lasting durability of ceramic wall tiles has its own downside too. After a few years the installed ceramic wall tiles might go out of fashion or get chipped a little or even have some scratches and minor cracks. All in all these ceramic wall tiles might become an eyesore after few years of use. The process to remodel the ceramic wall tiles is tedious and even costly. The easier option would be to cover up the ceramic wall tiles. In this article we will go through a few different methods of covering up ceramic wall tiles to give it an artistic, different look.


The first idea that comes to our mind when anyone mentions covering up a wall is usually of painting it. The same applies on the ceramic wall tiles too. You can apply a layer of paint over the preinstalled ceramic wall tiles to give them a fresh new look. Although the process of painting the ceramic wall tiles is a little time consuming considering you to let the primer and paint sit for a few days, but the process in itself is easily and affordable. You can refer to our previous article regarding how to paint ceramic wall tiles for the step by step guide.


Another method of covering the cracked, chipped or scratched ceramic wall tiles is to use vinyl stickers. Vinyl stickers come in various sizes, shapes and colors. They are manufactured from a durable material, such as vinyl, that's resistant to damaging heat, water and ultraviolet rays. You can also get custom made vinyl stickers to match your room’s design. Another interesting method is to transform your grout line. Use the grout pen to change the color of existing grout to match your room’s color scheme and give your walls a contemporary look.