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Title of Question:

can you paint a bathtub?


Name: Jenn Schanely  City:

Question: Our bathtub is in really good condition however we think the color avacado went out with the seventies.We are looking for a do it yourself way to change the color of our tub. We are very experienced in doing most home repairs ourselves so we would not consider ourselves amatures. Is there a special kind of paint or is it a process that is needed to be done ? Please help


Name: Mitzie | Date: July 1, 2004, 20:55
Answer: My husband and I painted our bathtub about a month ago. Make sure to use oil based paint, as these weather the wear and tear of bath taking. You really need to paint it outside, and if that is not possible open as many windows as possible. Oil-based paints are very toxic and you should be extra careful not to inhale it or let it touch your skin. It is best to wear coveralls and an oxygen mask during the painting procedure.


Name: steve | Date: July 16, 2004, 14:21
Answer: Go to www.Klenks.com for bath tub refinishing paint.


Name: Kelly | Date: August 10, 2004, 3:14
Answer: Try the bathtub refinishing referral network at www.refinishingonline.com. They have repair products and spray kits for bathtubs and more. All for do-it-yourself projects.


Name: Bonsai | Date: September 15, 2004, 8:06
Answer: Yes we can paint your bathtub. Please contact us 703-941-8360


Name: Mike's Fiberglass Repair | Date: December 17, 2004, 17:50
Answer: This is a late response but do not use oil based paint.Three types of finish are recommended and those are epoxy, acrylic urethane and polyurethane. Each of these paints need to be applied by spray and each is hazardous during application. Get a professional! kentf51@hotmail.com