Is Bathtub Refinishing A Good Do It Yourself Project?

After years of use, with the action of different chemicals along with normal tear and wear bathtubs start showing signs of deterioration, which appears in a different ways: lack of shine, rust, chips or cracks. When this moment comes the homeowner faces a situation in which he or she must decide what to do: whether gutting the whole bathroom to replace the tub or refinishing the tub.

Bathtub re-glazing Miami always poses the highest number of pros for the homeowner:

1-lower costs: a savings of over 75%

2- less hassles: this translates into not having to deal with dust, debris and a whole construction crew going in and out of the property

3- less time: it is done in just one day versus days or weeks

Once the homeowner has decided to go the route of refinishing, he must decide whether to do it with a professional or do it himself. Do it himself may save the person around $100 but the cons of this option are significant: the products that are sold to the public are of much lower quality since they do not hold for too long and lack of shine and the tub will look crappy.

Hiring a professional on the other hand for just $120 average more compared to the DIY option will be way more beneficial to the homeowner. Bathtub refinishing Miami offers  a job of a much higher quality. Bathtub resurfacing Miami starts with a thorough preparation that includes: repair of chips, cracks or rust, an acid wash, sanding the surface. After that an epoxy primer is sprayed, which will act as a bonding agent and finally the top coat which is porcelain enamel. The products are strong polymers that bond at molecular level. The final product will look and feel as a brand new tub.

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