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Stratford Vinyl Ceiling Tile - Translucent (2x4)

Eco-Friendly ultra-thin design uses up to 75% less material

2' x 2'2' x 4'
List Price:$15.75Save up to $4.96 per tile!
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  • 1-199

    $12.99$1.62 / sq. ft.
  • 200-299

    $11.99$1.50 / sq. ft.
  • 300-999

    $11.25$1.41 / sq. ft.
  • 1000+

    $10.79$1.35 / sq. ft.
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1 tile = $12.99 / covers 8 sq. feet
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Tile Specifications

  • Mounting type Drop In only
  • Dimensions2' x 4'

  • ColorTranslucent

  • MaterialVinyl

  • Thickness.013" - Cuts easily with scissors

  • Weight13 oz

  • Recession.5" from tile face

  • BrandProLite

  • Usage49.91% reflectance, 31.62% transmittance

  • Special InstructionsNot recommended for installations
    where ceiling temperatures exceed 120°F

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Product Description

Quick Facts

  • Made from durable PVC
  • Lasts a lifetime
  • Waterproof
  • Clean with soap and water
  • Mold and mildew resistant.
  • Stain resistant
  • Flexible yet strong
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Low coffer can be used with a surface-mount grid system or limited head-space ceiling grid.
  • 2x2 Actual Size - 23-5/8" x 23-5/8"
  • 2x4 Actual Size - 23-5/8" x 47-5/8"

These thermoform tiles are made from UV Stabilized .013" thick vinyl plastic. They are designed to provide all the functionality of conventional drop ceiling tiles at a fraction of the weight. The feather-light construction makes them a breeze to install, easy to clean, stain resistant, water resistant, dust free, and eco friendly! Installation is fast and couldn't be any easier.

Designed to fit all standard 15/16" T-Bar Ceiling Systems. Will not fit in a 9/16" grid, please measure the visible width of your grid.

Not recommended for direct mount installation

Most of the thermoform ceiling tiles come in two sizes, 2'x2' and 2'x4', but if you have a 2x4 grid ceiling and would prefer the look of the 2x2 ceiling tiles, simply insert a 2' center T bar available online or at most local hardware's easy!

5 Year ProShield Warranty
The ceiling tile manufacturer guarantees that your ceiling tiles will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of five years from the date of purchase. Limitations apply. See full warranty information below.

UL Listing/Certification
ProLite ceiling tiles bearing this mark are UL tested and approved drop-out ceiling panels that can be installed beneath fire sprinklers. When exposed to heat from a developing fire, drop-out ceiling panels soften, distort, and fall from the ceiling grid. Heat from the growing fire activates the sprinkler which, unimpeded by the panels, controls or extinguishes the fire.

The Stratford grid tile is our most popular drop ceiling tile. Our customers are continually amazed at its ability to transform the look of their room. Its classic simplicity makes it a great option for any type of space. The repeating design of this 2x4 tile gives it the unique ability to create the look of a 2x2 tile, which can be nice in smaller spaces. You will find that it is a great time saver since it will help you cover twice the space in half the time. Being that it is Class A Fire rated, it is an excellent choice for most businesses and homes. We are also proud to say that it is made in the USA.

Things to Consider:
Since the Stratford tile is not flat on the back, it is not suitable for use as a direct mount tile.

While it is only .013" thick, the embossed design gives it the rigidity and structure needed to support itself in the grid without sagging. To avoid the risk of sagging, we discourage placing any weight directly on the tile. If you would like to keep your existing acoustical tile in the grid for insulation or sound barrier purposes, we recommend that you place it above the framework so that it is not putting any weight on the Stratford.

It is more than likely that your room has partial tiles around the perimeter. Not to worry- The Stratford tile lays nice and flat in the grid when cut to any size. Since the recession of the design is only .5", the gap is unnoticeable for most applications. View product images and customer installation photos for examples.

If your grid is already white and in good condition, it should match the white Stratford tile very well. If you are going with a colored option, we highly recommend that you consider the Grid Tape or Grid Strips since they are color coordinated with the ProLite collection. If you would prefer to avoid the extra expense, you can of course paint your grid as well.

Greenguard Gold Certification offers strict certification criteria that considers safety factors to account for sensitive individuals (such as children and the elderly), and ensures that a product is acceptable for use in environments such as schools and healthcare facilities. It is referenced by both The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building Rating System. Click here for more information.

UL Listing/Certification
Certain ProLite ceiling tiles are approved drop-out ceiling panels that can be installed beneath fire sprinklers. When exposed to heat from a developing fire, drop-out ceiling panels soften, distort, and fall from the ceiling grid. Heat from the growing fire activates the sprinkler which, unimpeded by the panels, controls or extinguishes the fire. Click here for more information.

Materials used in the construction of the tile(s) are 100% waterproof.

Class A Fire Rated
Tiles have been tested in accordance with ASTM 84e and scored a Class A rating for flame spread and smoke generation.

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5 Year Limited Warranty
You're making a beautiful upgrade to your ceiling and we're here to help protect that investment. We guarantee that your ceiling tiles will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of five years from the original date of purchase.

Warranty Conditions
This warranty covers material defects in the ceiling tile when used in a standard ceiling application where temperatures do not exceed 120F. It does not cover labor, consequential or incidental damages. This warranty is not transferable and applies to the original purchaser only. Please note that painting the ceiling tile will void the warranty and may change some of its properties like its fire rating.

We're Ready to Help
Unlike a car, not much can go wrong with these ceiling tiles. However, in the rare event that you do encounter a defect with your tiles, we're here and ready to help. Just give us a call and we'll work with you to identify the problem and, in case of defect, supply you with replacement tiles.


We know that projects take a while, and sometimes plans change. That's why, we offer a great return policy on all non-custom products:

  • 90 day return window with no restocking fees
  • Products must be unused/new and in their original boxes
  • Customer is responsible for return shipping cost (we are happy to help arrange shipping)
  • Partial returns where the quantity discount tier would change are refunded the difference between the original total and the total based on the kept quantity (see example)

How To Install Drop In Ceiling Tiles

Tools Required
Reusing Your Old Tiles
Insulation Above Tiles - 4 Methods
Decorative Grid Strips / Grid Tape (optional)
Install Full Tiles First!
Border Tiles - 4 Methods
Fire Sprinklers
FAQ - Recessed/Can/'Puck' Lights
FAQ - 120°F Max Temperature
FAQ - Uplift in Drafty areas



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Linda A.Zachary, LAFebruary 9, 2022

5 out of 5

Great product!

Totally changed the look of our room for the better. Everyone is impressed with the change. Good price, easy to work with and seems very durable.

Daryl M.Vestavia, ALOctober 5, 2021

5 out of 5

Looks great, easy to install.

This is the second house in which we used these panels and grid covers on existing ceiling. We could not be more happy with look and ease of install.

Eric V.San Diego, CAJuly 28, 2021

5 out of 5

Perfect to cover troffers

With a little trimming, we used these to replace the lenses in old troffers to blend with the rest of the new ceiling tiles. Works great.

Pamela G.Minneapolis, MNApril 20, 2021

5 out of 5

Love the look

Fast turn around on a product that was exactly what I needed. Thank you..

Paul G.Clarendon Hills, ILFebruary 24, 2021

5 out of 5

These translucent ceiling tiles are amazing~

They look fantastic! They make an old 2x4 florescent ceiling fixture look a brand new light assemply.

Ruth R.Fort Collins, COFebruary 11, 2021

5 out of 5

Really Great Product

I replaced the ugly acoustic tiles in my kitchen with these ceiling tiles. Wow what an improvement. Very easy to install. Thanks- Ruth

Kathy M.Columbus, OHOctober 16, 2020

5 out of 5

Love the look of recessed bar lights

As in the regular tiles, super easy to install and the customer service with Proceiling Tiles was fantastic.

Jason R.Somerset, NJOctober 18, 2018

5 out of 5

Great looking product for an excellent price!!

Great looking product for an excellent price!!

Suzanne A.Hickory Corners, MIJune 8, 2018

5 out of 5

Look Great!

Love the look of these ceiling tiles. With the help of my handyman, I put in 800 square feet of it upstairs, and now I'm saving up to do the entire downstairs, which is a little larger. I have some pictures but don't know how to post them.

Rebecca K.Port Jefferson, NYJune 1, 2018

5 out of 5

If you didn't touch it, you wouldn't know it wasn't thin

Awesomely beautiful look for so little work and very little cost. Very pleased!

Elaine H.Montpelier, OHDecember 29, 2017

5 out of 5


My husband put up the ceiling panels in an existing drop ceiling. It looks WONDERFUL !!! I would definitely recommend these panels. I will warn that if you use them for the whole ceiling like we did it is quite bright.. We do love it anyway.

AnonymousDecember 4, 2017

2 out of 5


When the light is not on the translucent tile does not look nice. I understand why but still disappointed. Don't think I will use them.

Holly C.West Richland, WAOctober 24, 2017

4 out of 5

Nice Idea

Good idea. Looks nice, but this company does not separate the tiles!! They look so similar a lot of trouble can be avoided at the supply end. My contractor cut them up as regular tiles, which cost me an extra 80 bucks plus a week of time.

We sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding separating tiles, and will be taking steps to prevent this issue on future orders. A representative will also contact you shortly to discuss the problem and assist with a resolution if possible. We’re happy to hear that you’re pleased with the look of the tiles in your den, and hope you enjoy them for years to come!
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AnonymousJune 20, 2017

5 out of 5

Great ceiling lens for fluorescent light!

Replaced the lens in my seven, odd sized fluorescent lights. They look great. Simply cut to size with scissors and pop in. Great update to my home.

Melissa W.Elkton, MDDecember 8, 2016

5 out of 5

The tiles look beautiful.

They look very nice with the other standard tiles and are clear enough to let plenty of light through. Good product.

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