Bathroom sinks are subjected to excessive wear and tear on an almost daily basis. Since we use them daily, it’s not at all uncommon for them to become cracked, stained, chipped, rusty, and grimy.
Unfortunately, replacing a bathroom sink is a time consuming process and adds hundreds to the bathroom remodeling budget, often unnecessarily. So if the condition of your porcelain sink has gone downhill, another option that you can turn to instead will be to have it reglazed or resurfaced. It will save you time and money. And, of course, we can help! We refinish and resurface sinks all throughout Lakeland and Central Florida, so call us for a quote today.
The basic procedure that Lakeland Bathtub Refinishing Experts will use for refinishing your sink is as follows. First, we will prepare and deep clean the sink for refinishing by removing all dust, grime, and other contaminants. We’ll also place plastic sheeting around the countertops and the floors to avoid creating a mess in your home.
Next, we will sand down the old finish, as the old finish always needs to be removed before we can add new ones. The entire old finish will be stripped off, and then we will sand down the surface to create as smooth of a sink as possible, which will make it easier for installing the new finish.
Next, we will need to fix any issues in regards to imperfections, chips, and cracks in the sink. These will need to be addressed before we can add the primer and the new surface and coat.
Once the cracks and chips have been taken care of in the sink and we have a smooth surface, we will proceed to apply a primer to the surface. Once it has dried, we will then add on several layers of coating, and allow each previous layer to dry before we add a new one. Next, we will add a sealant coat, which will wrap up the application process before we can formally reglaze the sink.
We prefer to use a spray on acrylic resin, and it’s applied the same way spray primer would be applied. We’ll then wrap up with a polyurethane coating. Then, we can reapply the caulk to ensure the proper durability of the sink over the long term.
If applied correctly, your refinished sink should not need more refinishing or reglazing for up to another ten years, depending upon wear and tear. And, while you're refreshing your sink, don't forget about the counter surrounding your sink! If you weren't aware, we do countertop refinishing as well.
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