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Old 07-29-2010, 11:46 PM   #1
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Glazing a Porcelain Bathtub - where to start??


My brother recently bought a very old fixer-upper house with an old porcelain tub in it. For his housewarming gift I offered to remodel the bathroom; I am gonna put in a new sink/vanity mirror with nice countertops, probably put some new tile down and repaint it all.

We both agree that the bathtub should stay if we could clean it up. I did a quick google search and found this porcelain tub reglazing guide which mentions something about dipping the tub.

I think I am reading that wrong? Will I need a larger tub or bin to do the glazing in? Can you not spray something on?

I figure someone here should be able to at least point me in the right direction, or maybe have a link to a better guide than the one I found!

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"how to refinish a tub" shows 71 search results on YouTube. Should get you started

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I recently spoke with a professional shower/tub reglazing company. They do the complete job in place for only $299 for a full unit.
IMHO, only a pro will give you satisfactory results. Get references and check them.
Good luck!
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I recently spoke with a professional shower/tub reglazing company. They do the complete job in place for only $299 for a full unit.
IMHO, only a pro will give you satisfactory results. Get references and check them.
Good luck!
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Wow 300 sounds really reasonable, and kinda makes me not wanna do it myself

Thanks for the youtube suggestion too, I will definitely check out some videos and tutorials before I hire someone.
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