Reglazing tile – If the surface of your bath feels rough to the touch and contains several scratches and stains than you can count, it’s probably time for a reglazing. Bath reglazing, also referred to as coating, enables and restores the surface of the tubs with new paint and finish. Like any other home improvement projects know what to expect before you invest time and money in restoring your bathtub worn surface.
Before starting the reglazing tile, cleaning the bathtub and remove any old caulking from the perimeter. You also need to cover and mask areas that will not be reglazed. Remove the overflow, faucet and any other fixtures. Fill chipped, scratched or worn areas, and using an acid etching agent to help paint peasant tub surface. Light sand and smooth the tub surface before adding primer. Do not add paint, before the primer is dry. Buff the painted surface to give the bath a smooth and polished finish.
Adequate preparation is the key to proper reglazing tile your bathtub. In addition to cleaning and vacuuming work, factor in extra costs for possible re caulking and re grout work. Also, contractors may charge an additional fee for stripping off old windows and repair of tiles and holes in and around the bathtub.