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Old 01-13-2009, 10:01 PM   #1
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what kind of paint , i should use for my bathroom tiles

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The only paint I'd ever use in that situation would be Klenck's Epoxy bathtub paint.

Maybe if you explain why you want to resort to such a drastic measure, we could find a better solution.

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Shower tiles, wall tiles, or floor tiles?

I considered the same route and ended up not doing it. From my research if it is shower or floor tiles, don't even go there. Paint won't last and will most likely end up looking worse that what you currently have.

If it is wall tiles outside the shower you might have a chance with the proper prep work, the right primer and a high quality paint or epoxy from a real paint store (not the big box stores), but it will still look like painted tile.
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If you must coat them, then use a tub and tile epoxy from a quality paint store
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you need to have HVLP spray equipment and know how to use it. Epoxy paints mentioned will not last. The proper coating can be done and will last. Not really a DIY project. It is done in a 4 part process. 8 different chemicals are used. No local store will carry the necessary supplies. Epoxies can be used for the primer. Acrylic Urethane mixed 2:1 with a catalyst will yeild a tough durable finish. Even for floors. An additive is used to make the surface slip resistant. The spary must be consistant and the primer (2 coats) and top coats (3) must not be too thin or too thick. Wet thickness should be 5-7 mils. Now does this sound like something you can do?
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