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Bathtub Refinishing

Bathtub Refinishing

Bathtub refinishing is a method to make an old bathtub look brand new, it can modernized an old ugly bath tub and give the bathroom a fresh look. In addition, bathtub refinishing is more economical than replaced a new bathtub.

Refinishing Advantages

  • Refinishing a bathtub is low cost compared with replaceing a new bathtub or installing a bathtub liner.
  • Refinishing a bathtub is better than installing a bathtub liner since the new finish is bonded to the surface of the bathtub so water cannot penetrate.
  • Refinishing a bathtub can increase bathtub longevity to 10 to 15 years.
  • Refinishing a bathtub usually takes only 2 to 5 hours depends on how old the bathtub is, this time is much shorter than replaced a new one.
  • Refinishing a bathtub can be ready to use after only 24 hours, you needn't to wait for several days.

Refinishing Process

1. Cleaning and sanding the bathtub surface

2. Removing caulking from the entire bathtub

3. Etching the bathtub surface

4. Filling chips and defects if necessary

5. Sanding the bathtub smoothly

6. Masking and taping

7. Applying bonding agent and primer

8. Refinishing the bathtub

9. Drying for 24 hours before use the refinished bathtub

Do Not

  • Do not use abrasive cleaners since a newly refinished bathtub can be easily scratched.
  • Do not use the newly refinished bathtub or make water left in the bathtub for long time, otherwise, the finish will not last for long.
bathtub refinishing

Before bathtub refinishing.

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After bathtub refinishing.