Sentrel is an extremely durable wall product, yet very lightweight. Sentrel weighs a little over ½ pound per square foot. Our largest panel, measuring 60” x 96”, weighs only 26 lbs.
Yes. This is a very popular method of installation, providing the tile is intact and still provides a solid, secure wall on which to adhere the Sentrel panels. This method greatly saves you the time and hassle of a messy and costly tear out project.
No. Sentrel is adhered to a solid backer wall board that is already fastened to the studs, such as green board, HardieBacker or DensShield.
Yes, there are a number of videos available providing a complete overview of a Sentrel Bath System installation. Several more videos are in production detailing additional, less-common procedures for product customization.
Most dealers acquire leads by doing local shows or expos. We do have lightweight designs for mobile displays as well as literature needed to be successful at the shows.
No. Some dealers do have showrooms displaying Sentrel, but many successful dealers do not. If you have a showroom, Sentrel Products has designed a program for you to get your display systems at little or no cost. A showroom is a great place to get a little experience with Sentrel.
You will be assigned to a very knowledgeable Account Manager that will see to your every need, especially from the onset of your venture. He will help you learn and understand the online ordering system as well as help you as you get accustomed to learning how to measure and order panels and trim pieces.
Fortunately, basic tools such as a jigsaw, power planer, chop saw and other assorted hand tools are enough to do most any project.
Many successful dealers are not craftsmen, but are great sales people. Others are a craftsman with a flair for selling. Regardless of your background, if selling is your strength, and you are comfortable going into a customer’s home and selling a new bath system, you will be a tremendous dealer.
If you do not have a construction background, you might have a need to hire a craftsman to oversee the installations. We have found that successful installers have a carpentry, ceramic tile, cultured marble background or at least have the understanding of what square, level and plumb truly are. Sentrel is a very user friendly product and based on basic construction knowledge, has a very quick learning curve.
Yes, you will be trained on how to sell and install Sentrel Bath Systems. Most of our most successful dealers have come to our facility for a 1 or 2 day training to meet their Account Manager and our Technical Manager in person and to receive a full installation training. Training will include an extensive one on one training on how to install a Sentrel Bath System, as well as the types of tools you’ll be using, and how to build a wide variety of custom parts while on the jobsite or at your shop. Your account manager will also familiarize you with our unique online ordering system.