FAQ

Does it last?

Yes! With routine care your refinished surface should continue to look great for many years.

Will it look “painted”?

Definitely not! A properly refinished bathtub should be sprayed using an HVLP gun, which leaves a smooth shiny surface, just like a brand new tub.

How long does it take?

An average bathtub should take about 3 hours to complete. This includes masking off the rest of the room, prepping the surface, repairing any damage, spraying on a new coating, and unmasking when we finish.

Is there an odor?

Refinishing a bathtub does create an odor. When we arrive, we set up a powerful exhaust fan in the bathroom and vent to a nearby window. While the refinishing is taking place, the smell is not noticeable. When we finish, there is a residual smell, which should dissipate in a few hours.

What about those “DIY” kits?

It has been our experience that “DIY” kits simply do not hold up to even routine use. Without proper surface preparation and experience, they inevitably peel and discolor within a few short months. And even with proper preparation, they still look “painted” because the applicator is usually a roller or brush.

Can you refinish fiberglass?

Of course, whether it is a multiple-piece surround and porcelain tub or a fiberglass tub with surround, we can repair any and all damage and make it look new again.

Can you apply anti-­slip?

Yes we can. We can add a textured finish to any bathtub we refinish, the same day, or weeks down the line if you wish.

Do you replace the caulking on the tub?

The technician will remove caulking around the bathtub prior to refinishing and replace it when finished.

Can I use my bathmat when you’re done?

If you use a bathmat, it cannot have suction cups. Use of a suction-cup mat will increase the chance of damage to the surface whenever it is removed. Use of this type of mat will void your warranty. We can apply a non-slip surface to the bottom of the bathtub which will negate the need for a bathmat.

When can I use my bathtub/shower/sink again?

It will take a full 24 hours for your refinished fixture to set before you can use it. We recommend scheduling a morning appointment, so that you can shower in the morning and shower the next day without interruption.

What’s the warranty?

We guarantee our service for 2 years against defective materials and the quality of our workmanship. However, abuse and/or improper cleaning habits could damage the surface and will require an additional charge to repair, at our discretion.