Fiberglass is the underlayment or structure along with maybe plywood strengtheners.
Can you paint a tub that is fiberglass.
Because the paint hardens after curing it is scratch resistant.
You need to get rid of all traces of the silicon caulking around the edge of your shower or tub because paint won t stick to silicon caulking.
Read the manufacturer s instructions carefully before application of epoxy paint.
Revitalize the shine and update the look of your bathroom with a little sanding and urethane paint.
While changing the color of your bathtub may seem like something that requires a professional there are many paints that will adhere to fiberglass bathtubs that make it possible to do yourself.
You can refresh your ceramic porcelain or fiberglass tub s color and still achieve a high gloss finish using a specialty kit labeled for tubs and tiles often available at home centers for about.
All painting supplies can be found at your local marine supply store or home improvement store.
Bring old fiberglass tubs back to life with paint.
There is an alternative that most homeowners can do themselves.
The finish of fiberglass tubs can dull and get surface scratches over time with constant use.
A tub surround can be repainted to look like new with a little work and a few supplies.
The expense of a new tub is not always a viable option.
The surface is gel coat.
Apply two to three coats of enamel paint to the fiberglass either from a can of spray paint or with a paint gun.
Similar to boats the gel coat is the shiny slick surface and can be easily repaired properly.
Step 3 sand the walls with fine grit sandpaper or fine steel wool to rough up the gelcoat surface of the fiberglass.
Work 10 to 12 inches from the surface and apply the paint in long smooth strokes to prevent drips.
They are not really the right repairs but just paint.
This is where most over the counter products fail.
Spraying two part epoxy from sherwin williams over a fiberglass tub using a hvlp graco sprayer.
Fiberglass is painted with gel coat which is a fiberglass resin pigmented with color.