Having an old bath-up sometimes make us little bit bored when seeing on it. The ways that you can use to make it look new is painting a bathtub again. This will not cost much instead of re-modeling your bath-up. Moreover, this is so easy to do by ourselves.
How to paint a bathtub
What we need is just to prepare the materials and follow the rules below. The things that you need such as epoxy bath-up paint kit, sandpaper, paint brushes, muriatic acid, masking tape, paint drop cloth, acrylic paint, clear epoxy, and face mask. The first thing that is always done is cleaning up the bath-up.
You can use muriatic acid in order to make oil and lime being removed. After it, you can sand it with sandpaper. Donâ€™t forget to cover the walls near the bath-up to make it still clean and avoid an over paint. Next, you can cover the faucet and drain by using a masking tape, make sure that the whole parts have covered. If you want to make a decorative paint in the outside of bathtub, you can use acrylic paint.
In the inside bath-up, use a face masking to make you safe from inhaling the fumes, you can directly paint it with the epoxy paint by using a paint brush. Clear epoxy is used by mixing it with the hardener is used in order to match it with the decorative paint outside the bath-up. Another question relates to this article that might come up in your mind is how to paint a fiberglass bath-up.
How to paint a fiberglass bathtub
Fiberglass might be very expensive if you think to replace it when it going to be old, painting a fiberglass almost the same with the step above, but the things that you should consider is the first thing that you should do is roughing the surface by rubbing the surface you want to be painted with 120-grit sandpaper.
After that you should was away the grit by using a cloth which soaks into the water which is mixed with the mild dish soap. Rinse the soap then with water. Then you can directly paint it with acrylic by using the roller. Wait it till dry.
Donâ€™t ever wash it with the hot water after painting it. The above refinishing bath-up steps is very easy to use. You will spend much money to replace it with the new one. Just use your own creative idea to make your bath-up with a new look and design. An old bath-up can be re-designed with our own will or desire.
You know what you want, what best on you. Bathroom is a special place that you usually used to relax your time. So, make your new bath-up with the small cost but have great result. This is not difficult anymore. Have a nice try.