Rust-Oleum tub & tile refinishing kit provides a smooth, factory-like finish to refresh your bath tub or tile. Update your bathroom look and feel without the hassle or expensive replacements. Each kit produces a durable coating with a waterproof gloss finish.
Watch as Annie Hunter, Ace's Paint Expert, shows you how the Rust-Oleum tub and tile kit transforms a pink bathtub to a classic white.
- Angle Paint Brush
- Roller Frame
- Paint Tray/Liner
- Painter's Tape
- Caulk/Caulk Gun
- Sanding Sponge
- Rust-Oleum Tub and Tile Refinishing Kit
- Clean your tub. Wash away any mildew or soap scum with an abrasive cleaner like Comet
- Rinse the tub with warm water after cleaning
- Remove the caulk between the tile and the tub. You might need to use a razor to loosen it up more
- Clean the tub with an abrasive pad and cleaner
- Use a sanding sponge to rough up the surface, then rinse the tub to remove any dust
- Use painter's tape to mask off any tile and hardware that you don't want to get paint on
- Make sure to properly ventilate the bathroom while painting. Open doors, windows and even run a fan while working
- Follow the instructions on the painting kit for mixing and pouring paint.
- Begin to paint the tub with a small roller. This will give the paint a super smooth finish
- Let paint dry for one hour and then apply a second coat
- Let the second coat dry for one hour and then remove the painters tape
- Re-caulk between the tile and the tub
- Instead of putting painters tape on bathtub hardware like drains or knobs, you can remove them before you paint.
- Try not to repeatedly roll over areas with paint. This will make the paint uneven.
- You have to wait 3 days before exposing your tub to water and avoid any hard abrasive cleaners.
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Published on 3/16/2023
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