If acrylic bathtubs should happen to scratch or chip, the bathtub can be restored back to new. Simply follow the recommendations below for cleaning and scratch repair.
How do I repair my acrylic tub?
Scratches and dulling can be removed with a liquid auto polish or metal polish and made to look as good as new.
Deep scratches can be removed by use of very fine damp sandpaper 1500 grit and then finishing with a liquid polish. When sanding ensure you use a small amount of water to avoid scratching the surface.
If your tub is lightly scratched, you can buff it out with polishing compound. If the scratch is deep, you can sand it down using a damp 1500 grit sand paper in a circular motion. bathtub repair in Paoli, PA. bathtub repair in Paoli, PA. Ensure you wet the sandpaper with water. Lastly, polish with polishing compound using a soft clean cloth with a modest amount of polishing compound. Repeat as many times necessary to remove the scratch. *** the use of an electrical buffer can easy burn the surface if your not experienced in the use of a buffer. If you do not have experience in buffing out scratches we would suggest that you practice on an acrylic surface that you don't mind burning otherwise perform the task by hand to be safe.
How do I clean my acrylic bathtub
Acrylic bathtubs are a solid surface material. The color is not painted on rather it is part of the material. The tub is very easy to clean and maintain. We suggest that you use liquid dish soap or even Windex will work nicely. The use of paint thinner or any acetone to clean your bath tub as this will damage your bath tub and void your warranty.
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