Figuring out the right backsplash for your countertops, whether it’s in the kitchen or in the bathroom. can be fun and a little confusing sometimes. What exactly is it used for? Does my countertop really need it? Will it affect the overall design of the room? These are just a few of the questions that regularly get asked. A 4-inch backsplash isn’t necessary to how the kitchen functions, but it can make the cleanup process a little easier as well as add a new element to the style. We wanted to break down whether or not having this element of the countertop is right for your design and function of the room.