Bath? thing? capital? and very durable, but the enamel on her over the years erased, cracking, yellowing and becomes rough.
And in such cases, the question of how to update a bath, it becomes very important.
What are some ways this can be done?
There are two main ways in which to update the bath without replacing it? This restoration of the enamel or acrylic liner installation.
With the restoration of the old enamel enamel coatingtrimmed, and then apply a new layer of enamel. It is the most economical way to upgrade the bath. Enamelling you can do yourself? business is labor-intensive, requiring thoroughness and accuracy, but special skills are required. Special enamel coating baths are sold in DIY stores complete with all the necessary materials. And the main thing in this case? follow the instructions on the package enamel. In order to update the bath, you first need to thoroughly clean the old enamel, degrease acid, warm bath, then apply the enamel (in one or two layers), and give it to dry.
Restoration can be ordered in the enamel coatingspecialized companies that provide services for the renewal of the bath. It is worth it inexpensive enough (although, of course, more expensive than self-enamelling). When choosing a company that will produce the work, ask about the warranty on the enamel coating? this is one of the main indicators of quality of work. The service life of such a coating is usually 5-7 years.
Another way to update a bath? This setting acrylic liner. Inserts are made strictly to order, placed inside the bath and glued to its surface with special glue. Installation of the liner is more expensive than the enamel, but also the life of his above? bath will retain their whiteness for 15-20 years.
Also, companies that specialize in restorationbaths, offer another way to restore the baths? coating the surface of the liquid acrylic (? tanker bath?). Technologically, the main difference from enamelling consists in that the coating is not applied with a brush or sprayed on and is poured down drains and bumpers. A layer of acrylic is obtained thick enough to provide a smooth coating, even on the bathroom with serious cracks and irregularities. filler coating life is approximately 15 years.