The product is coated in a washable latex paint which makes cleaning easy with mild soap and a soft brush. The grout material used in the joints between the product is a latex paint mixed with sand which can be applied with a standard caulking gun. If the product is damaged in any way, it may be resprayed with a matching latex paint. The product is very easily installed with a construction adhesive, mechanical fasteners (nails, screws,etc…), and a simple hand saw. It can easily transform a room without having to hire a mason.