Advantages of Bathtub Refinishing
Bathtub resurfacing or bathtub refurnishing is the process of refreshing bathtub surfaces which maybe worn out or damaged in the process of its work and bringing them into their original state and this process involves repairing of damaged areas, chip and cracks and then prepping the surface using acid etching; which provides mechanical adhesion.
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.
Bathtub refinishing is far much better than replacing as it only deals with making the tube or the ceramic look better unlike replacing which will involve tearing of the wall as the old one is being taken out, distorting the plumbing plan when fitting this new one and also tile and floor jobs increasing maintenance cost to the household owner.
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.
Bathtub refinishing has an advantage to the householder as he/she can choose which color to be applied on the tub after refinishing without necessarily paying for the service as it’s incorporated in the whole refinishing process.
Refinishing bathtubs enables them to last long and when one refinishes his tub, it can last for even more than fifteen years rather considering replacement as all we need is how much a tube can last long and this can put a tub running for many years.
Bathtub replacing will mean that landfills will be excavated during mining of material making ceramics; a lot of energy will be used in these industries which make tubs leading to air pollution hence might not be the best option, this makes bathtub refinishing a better way of resolving this all and protecting the environment as it will only involve reusing one over and over.