Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How long does it take?
Refinishing a Bathtub normally takes approximately two to three hours.
Is the new finish the same as the original finish?
We use the highest Quality top coat that bonds directly to the tub. It has the same look and feel of a new tub.
How long after completion before we can use the tub?
Next day use with our premium synthetic topcoat.
What kind of repairs can you do?
We can fix cracks, rust, scratches, dull spots, chips, pits stains and mostly all imperfections.
Is “Reglazing” or Resurfacing the same as “Refinishing”?
Yes, they both describe the act of preparing and refinishing porcelain, tile or laminate fixtures.
What colors are available?
We can custom match any color.
Will my tub look painted?
It will not have brush marks s. The topcoat material is applied with a spray gun that leaves a super-smooth, high gloss finish.
What if my fixture is damaged?
Not problem. In fact, that’s one of the major reasons fixtures are refinished. Part of the process is fixing all types of damage. Contact us and we'll be happy to give you our professional opinion.
My tub was refinished by someone else and is peeling. What happened?
More than likely shortcuts were taken during the preparation process. This results in a weak bond between the topcoat and the previous finish. We meticulously prepare the surface so the bond is super strong resulting in years of use. We don't skip steps and we use the best materials available.
Can I refinish my tub with a DIY kit from a home improvement store?
DIY kits are limited in strength and durability. They usually fail within a month or two. They typically consist of an epoxy coating that takes up to 5 days to dry and yellows significantly over time. Most kits are rolled or brushed on the fixture, giving an unsightly looking amateur finish. Some kits are sprayed on with an aerosol can, causing uneven coverage, . The mirror-like finish you really want cannot be achieved without proper training and experience and professional spray equipment.
Are there any offensive odors with refinishing?
Any time you have painting done in your home there will be some lingering an odors . We minimize these odors by using a sophisticated exhaust system that vents dust and odor to the outside while we work. Some companies use a box fan. That’s simply not enough.