Don't Replace Your Tub, Refinish It

By Kerry Knight

One of the primary concerns of home owners today is the cost of remodeling their bathrooms and kitchens. Finding the right style, size that fits and is the right color is often an obstacle.  Buying new tubs, and sinks can set you back quite a bit.

Are you aware of a process for beautifying your bathtub, colors such as harvest gold, avocado green, brown, black, yellow, blue, red, and represent a generation long since passed.
without having to replace it.  Many bathtubs today are old, discolored, dull, and damaged.  Many have outdated

The expense of having the tub ripped out and replaced with a new one can easily reach $2000 to $3000.  Many old tubs won't even fit through the door, so major demolition has to be done.  Then there is the cost of replacing tile, flooring, sheetrock, doors and much more.

A pleasant alternative to all this is to simply have the tub refinished.
The advantages are many:  First, nothing needs to be removed.  The refinished tub stays in place.  Second, the process can be completed in less than a day.  Third, the savings are significant.  A tub can be refinished for as little as $250.00. 

The process involves cleaning the tub and etching it to make the surface porous.  Then an aerospace primer is applied using an HVLP system.  With the surface properly prepared, a high gloss porcelain topcoat is applied,  giving the tub a like new appearance.
The HVLP Spray System stands for high volume, low pressure.  Simply put, this means the coating that is sprayed stays on the surface instead of accumulating into the air.  There is very little overspray.  This eliminates any odor problems.

You will be able to change colors to any new color you choose.color scheme is easier than ever. This is the most inexpensive remodeling you will ever do.  Many have saved up to 80% of the cost of tear out and replacement.    And it's not just bathtubs.  You can have your ceramic tile, bath sinks and counters refinished, as well.    Now matching colors or fitting a

When money is tight, like it is today, this is a great way to give your
bathroom a nice facelift. And don't forget the kitchen.  You can have your kitchen countertops, sinks, cabinets and even appliances refinished.

In this article, I have explained a revolutionary process that can save lots of money when remodeling a bathroom, or kitchen.  I have explained a process (the HVLP system) that allows you to have a bathtub or sink totally refinished at a very low cost. This system allows a wide variety of color choices making it easy to match color schemes when designing and remodeling your bathroom or kitchen. When money is tight but you still want to beautify your bathroom or kitchen, look into refinishing.  Remember, you don't have to buy new....you can redo.


Until next time!


Alan & Kerry Knight are the owners of Tub King, Inc and Senior Bathtub.com in Jacksonville Florida. Together they have many years of experience in the antique and senior bathtub industries. Their companies not only provide superior products they are also award winners, winning the best of Jacksonville Chamber Award three years running. If you would like to contact them call (800) 409-3375 or (800) 843-4231or email them at alan@tubking.com
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