Guide to the Bath Relining Process

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If you have a bathtub in your home that is showing quite a bit of wear and tear such as chipping, staining or discolouration, or a combination of these, it will be time to replace or resurface the tub. You can also consider relining the bathtub which can minimise downtime greatly.

There are companies that offer bath resurfacing Brisbane and relining. You need to research the companies to get an idea of their reputation and consider their experience in the field before choosing one for your home. They will also be able to provide suggestions on what can be done in your situation. Bathtub relining is where you can rejuvenate your bathtub without replacing it completely.

In bathtub resurfacing, the pain will be stripped back with chemicals but the relining process can be more environmentally friendly and non-invasive. Here, a new acrylic insert is created so that it can be placed on top of the existing bathtub. The company will carry out an initial assessment where a technician will check whether bath relining is a viable option for your situation. They will also check whether there are underlying issues that needs to be resolved

Once the company confirms your bath can be relined

They will then start creating an accurate mould. This is what allows for the precise crafting of the acrylic insert. They will measure the shape and dimensions of the bathtub perfectly to ensure a good fit. The mould will be used as a reference when creating an acrylic insert. This will go over the existing tub directly so that any surface imperfections will be covered instantaneously. This will help cover any damage to the bathtub as well. There is no chemical stripping or painting in this process so that the use of toxic substances is minimised along with fumes.

Once the acrylic insert is integrated to the bathtub, you will be able to see the difference it makes by rejuvenating your bathroom. The insert is secured to the existing bathtub using an adhesive and this will dry very quickly so that you will be able to use the bathtub on the very next day. This will for sure reduce any inconvenience caused by the repair. The company technicians will carry out a final inspection to check whether the relining process has been done according to standards and there will be some finishing touches made at the end.

There are many benefits of relining your bathtub instead of replacing

If it is not required to replace the tub, this process will reduce downtime considerably as the entire process takes about three hours to complete. So you will not need to be without the use of the bathtub for very long as you will be able to use it the next day. It is also an eco-friendly solution as toxic substances are not used. This will create a healthier alternative for the environment and your family. It can be quite expensive to replace the bathtub completely and this comes with a lot of associated costs. You can choose bathtub relining as a more affordable alternative.

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