Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sentrel Made of?
Sentrel is a composite paneling product that is designed for use in wet-wall bathroom applications, but can also be used for any paneling appication. Sentrel is comprised of multiple layers of engineered thermoplastic, a printed image, and a lightweight PVC backing, all bonded using high heat and pressure and a thermosetting bonding agent. The materials used in Sentrel manufacture have been UV stabilized and resist discoloration and staining. The image is protected by the substantial clear thermoplastic layers, which also provide an outer wear surface that is non-porous, thereby resisting bacteria, mold and mildew development.
Where can Sentrel be used?
S0entrel is well-suited for bathroom wet-wall applications, such as tub and shower walls, splashes, skirts, trims, shampoo and soap shelves, cubbies and more. Unlike tile grout and natural stone, Sentrel won’t mold or mildew and is easy to clean.
Sentrel is also an excellent choice for other projects, such as wall-cladding, wainscoting, window sills, etc. Sentrel has passed commercial fire testing and is suitable for commercial work as well. Sentrel will perform well in applications demanding light weight with a high-end look. Sentrel finds uses in RV’s, manufactured homes, yachts, planes, lobbies and more.
What should I use to clean Sentrel?
We’ve prepared a list of many common bathroom cleaners, including which ones are safe for Sentrel, and which ones to avoid. Click here.
Where can I buy Sentrel?
Sentrel is available for retail and contractor sales from Sentrel Dealers around the United States. Try our Dealer Locator to help you find a nearby showroom and Dealer.