Click HERE for our main Absolute Tub & Tile Restoration Website!What is resurfacing & reglazing?
Resurfacing (reglazing,refinishing, refacing) is a proven method of renovating bathtubs, tile, sinks and countertops that has been around for 40 years. It involves spraying industrial strength, durable coatings. For years, it has been the well kept secret of professional designers, disaster restoration, home renovation pros, and hotel managers. But now, with the popularity of home improvement programs on TV, the residential homeowner has discovered the low cost, professional alternative to replacement.
Resurfacing bathtubs and tile offers you typical savings of 60-70% over the cost of replacement. If your bathtub is worn or damaged, you can't just pop it out of the wall and drop in a new one. Most tubs have a lip that runs the length of the tub where the tile and tub meet. The tile is laid over this lip to prevent water from getting behind the tile. Also the tub fits so snugly in its place that several rows of tile must be removed just to get it loose. If the tub is cast iron, it may need to be broken up with a sledge hammer just to make the pieces light and small enough to get out of the bathroom. The services of a plumber and tiler are usually necessary to reinstall the new tub, so this seemingly simple project can end up costing thousands and take weeks to complete. Call now for a free estimate!Bathtubs
95% of the bathtubs we've encountered have been good candidates for refinishing. Most tubs have been worn down from years of cleaning using powdered cleansers and scouring pads. While we were all raised using these cleansers, they were never a good idea for porcelain or enameled tubs. Repeated use causes the bathtub finish to become rough and porous, allowing soap and dirt to stick to it, making it even harder to get clean.
Your freshly refinished tub will be smooth and non-porous. Cleaning is easy with a mild cleanser and soft cloth. Powders and acidic cleaners should not be used, and will not be necessary as long as the tub is cleaned regularly. With regular care, resurfacing can add up to 15 years of life to a bathtub, and the process can be repeated as often as you like!
Absolute Tub & Tile Restoration LLC is a top Tampa bathtub refinishing company that offers a variety of excellent services for any of your needs. We take pride in our fantastic craftsmanship.
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