How to recover acrylic bathtub
What to do if your acrylic bath surface has deteriorated? Change it with a new or expensive to try to restore the old? Modern technologies allow to save and eliminate defects of any severity.
You will need:
- sandpaper - polish surface treatment baths - airbrush - Putty - acrylic insert
Instruction how to recover acrylic bathtub
In order to proceed with the restoration of the bath, using one or another way to refer to and consult professionals. But if you want to try to restore your "darling" yourself, proceed as follows. If burning or scratching, smooth out all the defects by using sandpaper (with decreasing grain size from 80 to 2000). Do not worry, grinding will not change the color of the bath, as the acrylic material is homogeneous.
Then proceed to a special surface treatment polish. In the event that a deep burn-through, first fill it with liquid acrylic, and only then start polishing. All the necessary materials in advance purchase in a store building materials, so that in the process you do not have to constantly be distracted by it.
If the defect is expressed in the form of cracks, chisel it drill, zashpatlyuyte and let dry. Then sanded (with decreasing grain size). And only after that take the airbrush and evenly paint the "healed the wound."
In order to make it less visible, choose "Color" in the bath color because it is different for the white bath. When the job is done, leave the paint to crystallize for two days, and then treated with a special polish.
If the bath struck chipped and holes, that is, deeper defects, use it coarsely repair putty, which will cause more even layer and will not crumble. And after you zashpatlyuete damage, grind them with sandpaper and make Shpatlevanie more fine-grained sandpaper. Then go to paint, carefully selecting the color, and treat with a special polish.
For the restoration of the bath can be used and acrylic liner, which is superimposed on the surface of the old tub. This recovery method requires far less time than the previous ones. Refer to the experts who are engaged in the installation of liners and after 3-4 hours of your bath will be like new!