Refinishing Vintage Clawfoot Bathtubs

Have you ever seen one of those old-style tubs with the feet on the bottom with the shiny enamel? Don’t they look so homey and classic? Ever want one for your own home? We restore and sell those tubs! They’re called clawfoot bathtubs.

What is a clawfoot tub?

Clawfoot bathtubs are usually made from enameled cast iron, which is an iron/carbon material cast into a mold. It is very strong and usually heavy – most times they’re taken out of homes with a sledgehammer! However, we are lucky enough to take in a few strays and reglaze them for their new homes.

Refinished Old Clawfoot Tub in White

(60” L x 30” W Refinished Clawfoot Tub in White with White Feet)

Old bathtubs, clawfoot tubs in particular, are stamped on the bottom with their original manufacturing date, a true sign of their enduring craftsmanship. We have bathtubs over 100 years old! When we first pick them up, they don’t look like anything you’d want to have in your home.

How do can they be restored?

That’s where we come in! We sandblast the tubs to remove any coating or paint, some of which can contain lead. Once down to the base metal, we apply multiple acrylic and polyurethane coats to the outside of the tub. We then sand, fill, and repair any damage to the inside of the tub and carefully apply more acrylic and polyurethane coats inside and out. Lastly, we buff the tub to give it that New Look shine!

Resurfaced Old Clawfoot Tub

(60” L x 30” W Resurfaced Clawfoot Tub in White with White Feet)

OUR clawfoot tubs truly make the difference in YOUR bathroom!

The clawfoot tubs are reglazed inside and outside in ANY color for no additional cost. Feet can also be plated in chrome, brushed nickel, polished brass, or any other finish to match hardware for an additional $100 per foot. We deliver curbside to your home for FREE within 25 miles of Abington. We can also deliver elsewhere for an additional fee. All tubs come with a 2 year worry-free warranty on the bathtub’s finish.

 

Sizes currently available:

  • 54″ x 26″
  • 60″ x 26″
  • 60″ x 30″
  • 61″ x 26″
  • 66″ x 30″

Inquire via email at customerservice@newlookrefinishing.com or give us a call at 781-767-1087 today!

 

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