Tip 1: How to repair the enamel baths

Eventually enamel bathroom dims, getting dirty red color, and on the rough surface of cracks and chips.Taking into account the financial implications of renovation bath, it can be concluded that to make it enamelling profitable than acquiring a new one.Moreover, that the modern market offers a variety of reliable and easy-to-use tools designed for the restoration of the baths.
you need
  • - abrasive stone;
  • - acetone;
  • - enamel for renovation of bathrooms;
  • - glue BF-2;
  • - dry zinc white;
  • - brush.
Clean the old surface of the bath enamel interior.To do this, a sponge or a brush, apply a cleaning powder on it that you normally use for cleaning sinks and tile.However, please note that this tool should not contain in its composition chlorine.Strip surface coated powder with an abrasive stone.Carefully, centimeter by centimeter, remove the old enamel .The resulting soap film and abrasive chips rinse with water.
trim all irregularities and rust, degrease the surface.On 10
minutes, fill the bath with hot water.After you drain the water, dry with a lint-free cloth, wipe the surface.After all the preparatory works bath should buy dry smooth surface with a matte finish.
Take a two-component epoxy paint for the repair of baths or enamel , which must be mixed with a hardener before work, and gently apply to the prepared surface.Use a flat brush with natural bristles.After the first coat let dry for 15 minutes.Then apply a second layer.Avoid the formation of bubbles and streaks, otherwise, enamel soon begin to flake and peel.
for restoration chipping clean them from rust and dirt, wipe with a cloth soaked in gasoline.Degrease with acetone or alcohol and dry the damaged area.
Mix glue BF-2 with dry zinc oxide or "Supercement" - with a white Nitro enamel th until smooth.Brush, apply three layers of the mixture at intervals of 1 - 2 hours.
not wash again otemalirovannuyu bath cleaning powders are, in fact, abrasives and liquid detergents containing acids and solvents.Use a soft sponge or cloth coated with a dish detergent or detergent.Keep the surface of the bath paints, including - for the hair.Soaking clothes in the bathroom will restore bathroom , try not to use bleach.

Tip 2: How to Repair a bath

need for repair bath comes after 5-10 years from start of operation.Here and there chipped enamel, cracks appear, and the bottom of the tub turns yellow and rough.Options to change the situation only three: buy a new one, call the experts on the restoration of bathtubs or repair it yourself.The third option, though more troublesome, but less expensive.
Repair bath it is preferable to total replacement
you need
  • * cartridge respirator breathing;
  • * Brush;
  • * epoxy enamel, consisting of hardener and 1-2 sets of bases;
  • * color color scheme;
  • * shlifinstrumenta;
  • * detergent;
choosing the enamel in the store do not skimp.Better to take an expensive Finnish than our epoksin or epovin.For the first time take not 1, but 2 sets of + hardener base.And in future hedging.If you want to color your bath, get and Kohler.Remember that if your bathtub has been colored, you should not expect that to be able to cut off once the color of the old coating.
Preparation is degreasing baths, creating a rough coating to increase the contact area between the old and the new coating, enameling and vystoyki.
All plums and remove the pads from the bath.Be Only metal housing.Rinse the bath detergent for dishes.It must be absolutely free of grease.
Make bath rough.Rinse twice to degrease.Then treat it with a grinder or abrasive grinding wheel bar.If at the bottom or in other places there were chips and cracks, they should be removed shlifinstrumenta.Then go to the bottom of kordschetkoy to clean out all cracks long-term dirt and rust.The main criterion for proper treatment: the nail that you spend on enamel, non-slip and scratch the bath.Then again, double wash tub with detergent.It is better to take the "Toilet Duck", "Sanoks" or "Adrilan" and pour them a bath for half an hour.Then you are absolutely sure that the bath degreased.Any means of how to rinse with hot water.After drying, vacuum the bath to remove all dust.
Bath is ready to spray enamel.Spread newspaper on the floor, put a container of enamel.It pour both components and mix until smooth stick.You will need a wide stiff brush hammers finishing (at least 7 cm wide).
Dip the brush into the container and apply a thin layer of enamel on the edge of the perimeter of the bath, and then the sides.After the brush along the bottom, and blend enamel.By alternating vertical and horizontal movements, first apply a base coat of enamel on the entire bath.The second layer is applied similarly.Without waiting for the drying of the previous layer.Carefully treat all sides of the bath.
For the third layer, spread a second set of enamel and act similarly.Enamel should be spread evenly over the entire surface.Which can be determined by conducting a brush.If it slides all the same, it means that you have achieved the desired effect.Remains pour the enamel on the bottom and flatten.
After 15 minutes, remove streaks as follows: a brush to smear the bottom up.Then look in the bath a few times until the enamel is no longer leaking.
Close bath for 4 days.After that it can be used.
complexity of self-restoration of the bath is that an ordinary person with such materials in his life never met, and therefore anticipate the result of their actions will be difficult.Therefore we advise you to practice on a small enamel basins, to get the hand.At the same repair bath you will take at least 7 hours.
Helpful Hint
When mixing hardener and the assets of the foundations of not more than 45 minutes, after which time it will be tight and will lay down smoothly.Therefore, the composition of plant needed after full preparation for the application of the enamel bath.
When making enamelled solutions carefully read the instructions from the manufacturer on the packaging.
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