Benefits of Bathtub Refinishing
Bathtub refinishing is the process of making damaged areas or refreshing worn out surfaces of the tube by use of etching acid which repairs chicks and cracks which this acid used provides mechanical adhesion on the repaired parts.
Application of adhesion-promoting bonding agents like silanes on the surface before coating increases the forces of attraction and this ends up blocking any cracks or chips also another method of refinishing bathtub surfaces.
The refinishing process starts with cleaning of the tub by which soap scum, mineral deposits and body oils are removed followed by repairing of the cracks on the surface and this is done by applying of bond-enhancers which ensures solid bond between the old surface and the new finish and then a fine-finish spray is applied to increase the coating durability.
Bathtub refinishing is very important both to the house owner and the bathroom condition as it’s a more cost effective way of bringing the shine back of bathtubs, showers, countertops that are worn out, dull or that are extremely hard to clean and refinishing bathtubs instead of replacing them gives enables that brand new look at a fraction of the original cost of replacement.
Refinishing process will only involve the improving the state of the tube or the ceramics hence unlike the replacing bathtubs which will include extra processes leading to high cost as plumbing system must be altered to fit the new tub, tiles and floor job will be included adding extra cost not forgetting tearing of the wall to fit the required space of the tub as its better refinishing than replacing.
Bathtub refinishing saves time more than replacing it which can take more than even a week as it includes the time to rip out the old tub, installing another one, cleaning up stuffs used in installing it or maybe replacing tiles and some sections of the wall rather than just refinishing it which might only cause maximum of eight hours.
One may not be in love with bathtub’s color and this does not mean you can live with an ugly-looking tub as during refinishing process, one can choose that colour he/she feels is the best and have it applied at no cost.
Refinishing of bathtub can increase its life and make It more useful to the household for many years saving replacing.
Refinishing is somehow environmental friendly as it reduces and cuts off energy used in making of new bathtubs, saves landfills where ceramics for making tubs are mined and also lowers release of carbon to the atmosphere from industries making this tubs.