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Fasade Traditional 1 - 18 in. x 24 in. PVC Decorative Backsplash Panel in Muted Gold

The Fasade Traditional 1, 18 in. x 24 in. Muted Gold PVC Backsplash is an ideal embellishment to your kitchen or bath. Featuring classic turn-of-the-century styling and rugged PVC construction, this backsplash cuts easily to size and installs using an adhesive or high-bond, double-sided tape. It is water- and corrosion resistant for exceptional durability.
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can I use a real tin panel behind the stove and have it look right with this product for the rest of the kitchen?

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Terri
Rockford, mi
about Traditional 1 - 18 in. x 24 in. PVC Decorative Backsplash Panel in Muted Gold on
July 1, 2014
If I'm concerned about warping behind the stove, can I use a panel of real tin and still have it match the Fasade product for the rest of the backsplash? Would it be obvious that they weren't the same product?
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YourFasadeTeam
July 1, 2014
Hello! Thank you for your question! The Fasade panels can be installed behind your range as long as the panels are 3-4’’ away from the direct heat source and do not exceed temperatures over 140 degrees. Generally a good rule of thumb is if the wall gets too hot for your hand, it will be too hot for the panels. They are not recommended behind a commercial grade range. Please feel free to contact customer care for any installation tips or questions (800.434.3750). Thank you!
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how about how to cut this for switches, plugs, etc

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Jimmy
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
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June 22, 2014
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YourFasadeTeam
June 23, 2014
Hello! Thank you for your question! Measure and mark the border of where the opening has to be with a marker. Score along the entire border using a utility knife, making a few passes with a bit more pressure each pass. Then in the center area to be removed, cut a 1/2" to 1" triangular hole all the way through the panel. Next, using sharp scissors or tin snips, cut angled cuts from the edges of the cut triangle to the corners of the border scores. Then carefully bend each corner area along the scores until they break free. Please feel free to reach out to customer care 800.434.3750 if you have any further questions or need installation tips.
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Can I glue this to ceramic tile that is on a fireplace surround?

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Julie
Gahanna, OH
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May 29, 2014
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Lea62
Neenah, WI
June 4, 2014
I had this backsplash about 4 inches from my stove and they warped. It looked great, but I wouldn't use this as a fireplace surround.
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JosephHDATL
Atlanta GA
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May 30, 2014
Hey Julie,

Yes, you can install this on a fireplace surround.

Just make sure to use the proper adhesive and/or double sided tape by Fasade to ensure it will fasten successfully on the surround.

Joseph
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YourFasadeTeam
May 30, 2014
Hello! Thank you for your interest in our products. One of our backsplash panels’ greatest feature is that it will fit over existing ceramic tile. We recommend using our tape adhesive over glue as it will stick to tile more aggressively. Keep in mind our panels are Thermo-Plastic and although they are fire rated you would want to make sure the area where the panels are placed does not exceed temperatures over 140 degrees. Generally a good rule of thumb is if the area gets too hot for your hand, it will be too hot for the panels. Please let customer care know if we can be of any further assistance (800-434-3750).
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Does ceramic tile need to be removed before applying this product?

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judy
Kentucky
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January 19, 2014
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YourFasadeTeam
January 20, 2014
Hello Judy! No, you do not need to remove your ceramic tile. The Fasade Backsplash Panels can be installed over the tile. The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. Feel free to contact customer care for installation troubleshooting (800.434.36750).
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YourFasadeTeam
January 23, 2014
Hello Judy! Thank you for your question! No, you do not need to remove your ceramic tile before installing the Fasade decorative backsplash panels! The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. Please feel free to contact customer care for installation troubleshooting (800.434.3750).
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Can this product be installed over new hardieboard or is that too porous?

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Barrett
Dallas, TX
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November 22, 2013
I had hardieboard installed where our backsplash is because I intended to put up traditional tile. Now I am thinking of putting up this product because I like the look. Will the adhesive stick to the hardieboard? I am worried that it is too porous.
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YourFasadeTeam
November 22, 2013
Thank you for your question. That is a great question. You can install Fasade over Hardie Board. If you have any questions please feel free to call Customer Service at 800.434.3750.
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I have a Viking gas cooktop on an interior wall. The fasade panel would be the backsplash. I am worried that the het from the cooktop will melt.

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Ziggy
New Haven
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September 18, 2013
There is a down draft vent between the cooktop and the backsplash. There is about three inches between the wall and the actual grates and another 5+ inches to the burner.
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YourFasadeTeam
September 19, 2013
That is a great question. Thank you for asking. The Fasade backsplash panels can withstand heat up to 140 degrres Fahrenhet so we don't recomend using them behind gas stoves. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at 800-434-3750. Thank you!
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Will this product hold up outdoors when the temperature is below zero if it is kept dry.

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Monica
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July 29, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
July 29, 2013
That is a great question. Thank you for asking. The Fasade tiles are not recommended for outdoor use. If you have any questions please contact Customer Service at 800-434-3750.
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For a 90"x64" wall how much should I buy of the 18inx24in copper fantasy decorative wall tile? I will be using double sided tape for adhesive too.

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C Baker
middleburg fl.
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July 13, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
July 15, 2013
Hello C Baker! Thank you for your question! The 18'' x 24" Fasade decorative backsplash panels cover 3 square feet, per tile. If you have approximately 48 square feet, you will need approximately 16-19 tiles depending on cuts and corners. Please feel free to contact customer care for installation tips and troubleshooting (800.434.3750).
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is it a box of 10 or is it only one tile for $21.98

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tia
hyannis
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May 17, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
May 17, 2013
Hello Tia! Thank you for your question! The Fasade decorative panels are sold individually. The 10 is part of the name of the panel. Or rather, the 'Traditional 10' is the name of the style/pattern. Please feel free to contact customer care for installation troubleshooting or to request a sample (800.434.3750).
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Preparation of wall for facade ? Cleaning after installation ? Durability ?

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Mr. Rebuild
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March 16, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
March 18, 2013
Hello Mr. Rebuild. Thank you for your question. The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure.

Water will not harm the panels as they are made of PVC plastic. Once you have your backsplash installed, the panels can be cleaned with soap and water only. Any harsh abrasives will damage the finish on the tiles. Please feel free to contact customer care for installation tips (800.434.3750).
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can you install it over the top of existing tile?

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vista drive
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March 9, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
March 11, 2013
Hello vista drive! Thank you for your question! Yes, you can install the Fasade decorative panels over existing tile. The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly.

Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. Feel free to contact customer care for additional installation tips (800.434.3750).
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What kind of paint should be used to paint the white Fasade wall tile (B50-00)?

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Haitta1
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February 22, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
February 22, 2013
That is a great question. Thanks for asking! To view the list of approved paints for the paintable white panels please visit the FAQ's on www.fasadeideas.com. Thank you!
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Removal of Fasade tiles

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SpeedyDD
Madison, WI
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February 19, 2013
I just installed a few of these behind my stove, but did not realize until they were up that there is an overlap feature. How difficult is it to remove one of these to fix the pattern?
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YourFasadeTeam
February 19, 2013
That is a good question. Thank you for asking. The adhesive used to adhere the panels to the wall is very aggressive and removing the panels will most likely damage the walls. As the panels are meant to last the lifetime of the kitchen, we do not have any tips for removal of the product. If you have any questions please call ACP at 800-434-3750. Thank you!
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can I put this product over wallpaper

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Jen
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January 27, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
January 28, 2013
Hello Jen! Thank you for your question! The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. Please feel free to contact customer care for installation troubleshooting (800.434.3750).
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can thermoplastic be used as a shower/tub surround

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pegss
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January 8, 2013
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YourFasadeTeam
April 17, 2013
Hello Pegss! Thank you for your question. Once you have your backsplash installed, the panels can be cleaned with soap and water only. Any harsh abrasives will damage the finish on the tiles. For this reason, we normally do not recommend installing our panels inside a shower or bathtub. For additional protection in high traffic areas (outside of tub or above shower) we recommend applying a silicone sealant for moisture resistance. This will ensure quality protection for years to come. Feel free to contact customer care for additiional troubleshooting (800.434.3750).
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HDAnswerman
California
January 10, 2013
Hi Pegss,

While this product is rated for use in a bathroom, I would not use it in a shower due to the fact it will not be water tight.

The spray from the shower head will cause the tile to separate from the wall causing water damage to the wall as well mold and mildew problems.

Mike, The Home Depot Answer Man
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My gas stove is up against a wall - I would like to install these tiles along that wall as a backsplash. They would be at least 3-4 inches from heat.

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Rosey
Harrison NY
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December 1, 2012
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YourFasadeTeam
December 3, 2012
Hello Rosey! Thank you for your question! Even though the backsplash panels are fire-retardant, they can be deformed by excessive heat (over 140 degrees Fahrenheit). The panels can be installed above or behind most stoves. Be sure to keep direct heat sources – toaster ovens, cooking burners, etc., a minimum of 3 inches away from the backsplash panel’s surface. Please feel free to contact customer care for addtional installation tips (800.434.3750).
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can this product be used in a bathroom-on the walls above a standup shower?

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Linda
Berkshires, Massachusetts
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November 9, 2012
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YourFasadeTeam
November 12, 2012
Hello Linda! Thank you for your question! Yes, you can install these decorative panels above your shower stall. Once you have your backsplash installed, the panels can be cleaned with soap and water only. Any harsh abrasives will damage the finish on the tiles. For this reason, we normally do not recommend installing our panels inside a shower or bathtub. For additional protection in high traffic areas (outside of tub or above shower) we recommend applying a silicone sealant for moisture resistance. This will ensure quality protection for years to come. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us (800.434.3750).
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HeatMom
January 30, 2013
I would think the Fasade would work there. You might just need to adhere with some type of adhesive rather than the double sided tape.
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Can we use it for our bathroom ceiling?

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Mags
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October 28, 2012
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YourFasadeTeam
October 29, 2012
Hello Mags! Thank you for your question! Yes, you can install the decorative backsplash panels to your ceiling application. The wall or ceiling to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured), concrete, smooth stucco, wood paneling, mirror, glass, metal, etc.

Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. You will want to make certain that you read the ceiling panel installation guide online at www.fasadeideas.com to see the difference in the overlap feature so you can install your panels while minimizing the seam. Please feel free to contact customer care for additional installation troubleshooting (800.434.3750).
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Could the fasade 18X24"product be used over a ceramic tile backsplash already in place?

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pat'skitchen
Owensville, Mo.
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October 24, 2012
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October 24, 2012
Hello! Thank you for your question! Yes, you can install your decorative Fasade panels over existing ceramic tile. The wall to which you plan to install backsplash panels to needs to be freshly cleaned, free from dust, grease, wax, etc. After you’ve cleaned the wall, be sure that it is dried thoroughly. Acceptable substrates are drywall, plaster or clean, smooth tile (glazed, porcelain type tile; not porous or textured). Any damaged, loose or uneven areas must be repaired, patched, leveled and primed. Fill cracks and irregularities with wallboard compound or spackling, then sand smooth with fine-grade sandpaper. Any porous material like highly textured drywall, plywood (or any raw wood without primer), and wallpaper unless removed, sanded and primed, will result in adhesive failure. Feel free to contact customer care at 800-434-3750 for additional information.
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Can this product be put on the ceiling (in this color)?

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Greg
Collegeville, PA
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October 21, 2012
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Fasade 18 in. x 24 in. Traditional 1 Oil Rubbed Bronze Decorative Wall TileModel # B50-26
Internet # 202863680

Can't seem to find it in this color in the ceiling tile in the full size 2' x 4' as per the brochure in store which says G50-26.
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YourFasadeTeam
October 22, 2012
Hello Greg! Thank you for your question! Yes, you can install the 18 x 24 backsplash panels to the ceiling, if you prefer. The overlapping lip will be different from the ceiling panel so be certain to read the installation guide. Alternatively, you could special order the G50-26 (2'x4') with your local store associate if you prefer the larger Glue-up Ceiling Panels. Please feel free to contact customer care at 800-434-3750 for installation tips and troubleshooting.
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Shane
Louisville, KY, USA
December 4, 2012
I would put it on a ceiling if I had a place to put it. It would look great on a ceiling and it would be easy to install.
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