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OK first Hi am new here. I would like some help on a job I am doing got the right mind set but I just want to make sure am getting the right material since this is the first time I am doing this type of work...lol... I know in all my years of remodeling this is the first time am asked to paint a bathroom tub. So if you can please help me to know exactly what I need. Basically I know it would be resurfacing..??? as you can tell am very unsure..... plz help. open to all options...

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Leave it to a pro that knows what they are doing and has the access to the correct materials to do it right. If you insist on doing it charge three fiddy
In Out Remodeling sounds like someone is getting screwed.Sorry if I'm out of line.
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There is nothing left for me here.
In Out Remodeling sounds like someone is getting screwed.Sorry if I'm out of line.
I know the way it needs to be done I just cant remember what type of resurfacing paint I need I have all the tools... and its been a while since I have seen this done... and being out of line?? well doing this type of work you gotta be open to all opinions
do no get what you mean but ok...?
There is nothing left for me here.
Pay someone else to do it this time, and LEARN how to do it...

That, or watch a youtube video... :whistling
Why gild the lily?
There is nothing left for me here.
IOR: Pass it along to someone who does it on a daily basis. There's no opportunity in a one-off, except to breath fumes and screw it up.
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In Out Remodeling sounds like someone is getting screwed.Sorry if I'm out of line.
There is nothing left for me here.
:laughing:

do no get what you mean but ok...?
Hang around long enough and you will.
????????? :laughing:

watched the youtube video on "how to paint a bathtub" and want to know where to find the 2 part epoxy coating? Because they said it could be rolled on, right :thumbup:?


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Leave it to a specialist who does this for a living. I've had it done for many clients, and there's lots of prep work, ventilation, technique, and it's stinky and fumes cause a headache.
You should be wearing a vapor mask. A headache is indication that you are frying brain cells.

To the OP, the materials are secondary to the prep work. If you don't do the proper prep, even the best material will fail. Call a pro, get a bid, mark it up and make some money watching and learning. :thumbsup:
Leave it to a specialist who does this for a living. I've had it done for many clients, and there's lots of prep work, ventilation, technique, and it's stinky and fumes cause a headache.
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definately
the guy doing the work was wearing a respirator, but I walked in a couple minutes and it gave me a headache!
it's strong stuff. leave it to a pro


and I don't have many brain cells left to spare!
You should be wearing a vapor mask. A headache is indication that you are frying brain cells.

To the OP, the materials are secondary to the prep work. If you don't do the proper prep, even the best material will fail. Call a pro, get a bid, mark it up and make some money watching and learning. :thumbsup:
Yea, we evacuated the house and it was just two of us working on the tub. We found that it was easiest to have someone mixing and someone applying.

After those two experiences I now call the big boys in to do it.
definately
the guy doing the work was wearing a respirator, but I walked in a couple minutes and it gave me a headache!
it's strong stuff. leave it to a pro


and I don't have many brain cells left to spare!
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Seriously. This is a high gloss epoxy based paint applied in 6 (yes six) coats with an hvlp sprayer which must be converted to the PPS CUPS.

Equipment thats costs $$

Prep is critical. Then of course the extremely hazardous chemicals that your body CANNOT process & will give you cancer.

Pay the $500ish to have a properly trained professional do it. For your own health & sanity.
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