Bathtub refinishing is a process of repairing or refreshing the surface of damaged or used bathtubs with fresh, like-new conditions. This process also can be named bathtub resurfacing, reglazing or re-enameling depending on bathtub surface type. Many people a truly shocked when they see the new looks of bathtubs after just a few hours of work. First of all, all crack, chips and other surface erosion should be repaired with polyester materials. The next step is a surface grinding and after this final cleaning. There are several instruments for this job – sanders are often used to grind and smooth bathtub surface, but sometimes you have to work manually with sandpaper. All bathtub refinement starts with this preparation.
So, what influences on bathtub refinishing typical cost?
1) It depends on the method of bathtub refinishing, modern acrylic bathroom may even cost less than old school work with painting. Bathtub refinishing with Acryl is almost always cheaper than buying new, even if you order this service.
2)If you are able to DiY, you will save a lot of money on cost, and will spend money only for materials (and your time, of course). Bathtub relaxing is not so hard procedure, but it requires patience and accuracy like many cosmetic works.
3) Materials have a great range of prices – cheap white Acryl may service not so long as the premium one and it does not have a great choice of colors. The average cost of this job may significantly increase if you will use premium materials like modern Acryl of premium pink or light green colors.
In the pictures below you may look for refined bathtubs with different materials. Ladies may ask for pink colors, but classical white is always great for a family. Be aware of modern black bathtubs – they look fashionable and very rich.