It is known that the pride of any housewife is a sparkling white bath that requires constant attention and care for her. But to the great chagrin of this condition of this attribute of the bathroom does not last long. And indeed, over time, the enamel coating on the inner surface of the bath dims, scratches and traces of small chips appear on it. In addition, after prolonged use, the upper layer of enamel gradually acquires an unpleasant yellow-red tint.
Pneumatic spray gun
Bath renewal involves the use of the following methods:
Enameling of the bath
None of the above update options has some drawbacks, so you yourself have to choose a more suitable recovery method for you. We now consider the general procedure for the restoration work associated with updating the enamel layer. In this case, the focus will be on the selection of materials considered to be the most reliable, that is, providing high-quality coating.
Enamel for a bath
Currently, two-component epoxy-based paints produced in Finnish are considered the most suitable materials Tikkurila company. The high cost of dyes from Finland should not embarrass you, since it is these brands of enamel ("Reaflex 50", for example) that will provide you with a high-quality update of the restored coating.
It is not recommended even to try to restore the bath covering by using alkyd and oil paints, as well as various automotive enamels and nitro paints. Such attempts often lead to the need for re-restoration, or you will be forced to address the issue of acquiring a new bath.
Restoration of enamel
the following subtleties of the process of preparing the surface for processing and applying enamel:
Applying liquid acrylic with a spatula
Applying the so-called liquid acrylic (stacryl), is carried out in the bulk method, at the same time the initial structure evenly spreads along walls of a bathtub. Due to its high fluidity, this composition spreads over the bath surface in a uniform thin layer. With a working coating thickness of about 6 mm, its complete drying lasts no more than four days.
In the following video, you will learn how to restore a bath using liquid acrylic: