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    A: Plastibec beadboard meets UL94-V-0 flammability standards. Please refer to local building codes to determine if they meet your project specifications.
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    A: Yes, the PVC beadboard can be manipulated to conform to a slightly curved surface. For aggressive curves, they can be heat formed.
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    A: Plastibec wainscoting is only warranted for use in an interior application. Its fitness for use in exterior conditions has not been tested. PVC will have nominal expansion and contraction at those temperatures.
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    A: PVC planks and moulding may be heat formed to suit most corners. We recommend testing with a sample to ensure its fitness for your application.
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    A: In general, PVC beadboard may be installed over most existing wall coverings. Support will contact you for further details about your wainscoting project.
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    A: We recommend the Eco-Bond® Heavy Duty 3-in-1 Construction adhesive. It is formulated for use on tile. Please look for it under the "options" tab of the beadboard or by typing the name into our store search.
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    A: While we don't currently sell the Kits in Cafe, the equivalent would be to purchase (1) wainscoting cap, (1) wainscoting base and (3) 96" 4-Packs in the Cafe color. Thank you!
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    A: For most situations, a mild soap and water will do the trick. For more difficult cleaning, try Mr. Clean Magic Eraser or Goo Gone citrus cleaner. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions and check for precautions against the use on PVC (vinyl). Never use an abrasive cleaner.
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    A: While Plastibec wall paneling does not require painting, it may be painted with Acrylic paint; no surface preparation is required. Be sure to select a primer and topcoat formulated for PVC or Vinyl and follow the paint manufacturer’s recommendations.
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    A: PVC beadboard is a great looking, low maintenance choice for any room of the house. It is one of our most popular wall coverings. We encourage you to order samples as the product sells itself.
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    A: PVC beadboard is a popular solution commonly used in place of tile in tub surrounds and shower stalls. Just as with any other material, sealing all of the joints and seams is required to prevent water from seeping behind it.
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    A: In general, PVC should not be exposed to temperatures above 120F; this is primarily because of expansion.
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    A: PVC beadboard is a suitable alternative for covering backsplash areas in a kitchen and bathroom.
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    A: PVC beadboard can be cut to width on a table saw or cut to height with a chop saw using a finishing saw blade (i.e. 80 tooth). If you do not have either, then a utility knife (X-ACTO® or other) will do just fine. Simply score through the rigid PVC on both sides of the Plastibec beadboard and snap it apart.
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    A: The PVC beadboard paneling is most popular for its durability and waterproof nature.
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    A: Beadboard planks come in a variety of sizes to suit the majority of applications; the 96" planks are most commonly used to cover a ceiling. Please e-mail Support with your length requirements to see it can be accommodated.
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    A: The wainscoting cap (top rail) and wainscoting base (bottom rail) moulding may be found in the "options" tab of the beadboard's product page.
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    A: If used in a shower, it is recommended that you use an adhesive sealant between the joints and around all seams to make them water tight.
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    A: Vinyl beadboard may be painted with a primer and top coat of choice provided that it is formulated for use on vinyl or PVC.

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