Replacement of ceramic tubs is rather complicated and expensive process. Such constructions are rather heavyweight and their uninstalling usually leads to necessity of complete washroom renovation.
Such service as refinishing is regarded as the best alternative when a tub becomes dingy and loses its attractiveness. Nowadays there proposed several ways of restoration but pay attention on the reputation of a company where the service is ordered. Technicians should be obligatory qualified and well experienced.
Ceramic tub refinishing may be executed by the following ways:
3. acrylic liner installing.
Repainting is rather cheap and simple decision. Foremost the specialist polishes your tub removing the previous paintwork. Then the surface is covered by filling material if necessary, primed and only then painted. Complete drying takes about 10-12 hours.
Reglazing means polishing a tub, defatting of its surface, warming by hot water and finally applying special acrylic paint that provides new layer of paintwork.
Acrylic liner is a copy of a bathtub that produced according to individual dimensions and shape. Then the liner is installed inside an old bathtub and is glued by special qualitative materials. Quite complicated process.